Definition for khartoum (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for khartoum
One of his projects resulted in a new road from Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, to the monuments at Meroe.
Khartoum says Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian, must hang for “apostasy.”Obama Adds Insult to Injury for Sharia-Condemned Young Mother in Sudan|Nina Shea|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christianity arrived in Sudan, about 125 miles northeast of Khartoum, with the eunuch minister of Queen Candice in 35 AD.In Sudan a Pregnant Woman May Be Hanged for Marrying a Christian|Nina Shea|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others say he is deeply dissatisfied that Khartoum can no longer fulfill his financial demands for his forces.The Forgotten Genocidal War in Darfur Revealed in New Satellite Photos|Akshaya Kumar , Jacinth Planer|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They need to make clear to Riek Machar that he has no escape route via Khartoum.
The Government had allowed Khartoum to fall and Gordon to perish.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle
Troops were sent at last, and they hastened on till they were only a mile and a half from Khartoum.In the Days of Queen Victoria|Eva March Tappan
The news which had reached Khartoum set all wheels in motion.The River War|Winston S. Churchill
So might he have looked as he stood in Khartoum facing death.
But the relief 203 or fall of Khartoum was imminent, and the time at my disposal was not sufficient.
British Dictionary definitions for khartoum (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for khartoum (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for khartoum
1842, from Arabic Bilad-al-sudan, literally "country of the blacks," from sud, plural of aswad (fem. sauda) "black."
Culture definitions for khartoum (1 of 2)
Culture definitions for khartoum (2 of 2)
Republic in northeastern Africa, bordered on the north by Egypt (see also Egypt); on the east by the Red Sea and Ethiopia; on the south by Kenya, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo; and on the west by the Central African Republic, Chad, and Libya. Its capital is Khartoum, and its largest city is Omdurman.