Fashoda

[fuh-shoh-duh]
Modern name Ko·dok [koh-dok] /ˈkoʊ dɒk/.
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Historical Examples of fashoda

  • 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.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • Then it became known that the French Government had ordered the evacuation of Fashoda.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill


British Dictionary definitions for fashoda

Fashoda

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 BritainModern name: Kodok
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