Fashoda

[ fuh-shoh-duh ]

noun
  1. 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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Fashoda

/ (fəˈʃəʊdə) /


noun
  1. 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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