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Bahr el Ghazal

[bahr el guh-zahl]
noun
  1. a river in SW Sudan, flowing E to contribute to headwaters of the White Nile. About 500 miles (805 km) long.
  2. a region in SW Sudan.
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Historical Examples of bahr el ghazal

  • As early as 1869 he was practically the independent ruler of the Bahr-el-Ghazal.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • But you ought not to take such a trip as that you took on the Bahr-el-Ghazal.

  • The loss of the Bahr-el-Ghazal caused therefore much annoyance to the people of Darfur.

  • Zubehr apologised for defeating the Viceregal soldiers and remained supreme in the Bahr-el-Ghazal.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • The Bahr-el-Ghazal from a channel of stagnant pools and marshes becomes a broad and navigable stream.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill