How to use Atbara in a sentence
Kitchener, making another night march up the Atbara river, stormed the Arab camp and took Mahmoud prisoner.Lord Kitchener | G. K. Chesterton
The rest, pending such offers as they might receive in the future, decided to remain at Atbara.
Atbara Fort was to be the base, and here the Egyptian battalions built huts and storehouses.
The six black battalions left Berber on July 30th, and arrived at Atbara the next day.
The contrast between the newly-arrived brigade, and the hardy veterans who had fought at the Atbara, was striking.
British Dictionary definitions for Atbara
a town in NE Sudan. Pop: 110 000 (2005 est)
a river in NE Africa, rising in N Ethiopia and flowing through E Sudan to the Nile at Atbara. Length: over 800 km (500 miles)
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