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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Examples from the Web for kodok

  • At Fashoda, which is now officially called Kodok, the party came across an English missionary boat.

    General Gatacre|Beatrix Gatacre
  • With animals of the frog kind (kodok) the swamps everywhere teem; and their noise upon the approach of rain is tremendous.

    The History of Sumatra|William Marsden

British Dictionary definitions for kodok



the modern name for Fashoda



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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