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Dongola

[dong-guh-luh]
noun
  1. a former province in the N Sudan, now part of Northern Province.
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Historical Examples

  • 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 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

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

    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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