a village in the SE Sudan, on the White Nile: conflict of British and French colonial interests 1898 (Fashoda Incident ).
- Modern name Ko·dok [koh-dok]. /ˈkoʊ dɒk/.
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How to use Fashoda in a sentence
I put Fashoda first, because the incident came perilously near embroiling us in war with France.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
A dispute with Great Britain arose, and it was decided that the expedition should evacuate Fashoda.
An Egyptian military post was established at Fashoda in 1865.
Marchand will leave Fashoda for Cairo, where he will await the instructions of the Government.My Memoirs | Marguerite Steinheil
The news has come that Marchand left Fashoda on the eleventh.My Memoirs | Marguerite Steinheil
British Dictionary definitions for Fashoda
a small town in SE Sudan: scene of a diplomatic incident (1898) in which French occupation of the fort at Fashoda caused a crisis between France and Great Britain: Modern name: Kodok
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