- a former province in the N Sudan, now part of Northern Province.
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The fair Georgian jostled the ebony form of the merchant of Dongola or Sennaar.Alroy
A further advance was made in September, and Dongola was occupied.Our Soldiers
The news of the fall of Dongola created a panic in Omdurman.
The troops were still crossing when the gunboats returned from Dongola.
The results of the movement of the gunboats to Dongola must, however, be looked for at Hafir.
- a small town in the N Sudan, on the Nile: built on the site of Old Dongola, the capital of the Christian Kingdom of Nubia (6th to 14th centuries). Pop: 16 900 (2001 est)