- a village in the SE Sudan, on the White Nile: conflict of British and French colonial interests 1898 (Fashoda Incident).
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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.
Fashoda was a miserable swamp, of no particular value to them.
- 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