- 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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From Khartoum to Fashoda he acquired a great reputation for sanctity.
This does not bear upon the Fashoda incident, but that came later.
The same day, 21st September, Fashoda was reached, and a short stay was made.
He was now out of reach of Khartoum, but within reach of Fashoda.
Then it became known that the French Government had ordered the evacuation of 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 BritainModern name: Kodok
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