Fashoda

[ fuh-shoh-duh ]
/ fəˈʃoʊ də /

noun

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

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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