Dongola

[dong-guh-luh]
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Historical Examples of dongola

  • The fair Georgian jostled the ebony form of the merchant of Dongola or Sennaar.

    Alroy

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • A further advance was made in September, and Dongola was occupied.

    Our Soldiers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The news of the fall of Dongola created a panic in Omdurman.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • The troops were still crossing when the gunboats returned from Dongola.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • The results of the movement of the gunboats to Dongola must, however, be looked for at Hafir.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill


British Dictionary definitions for dongola

Dongola

noun
  1. 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)
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