Obeid

[oh-beyd]
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noun


El Obeid

[el oh-beyd]

noun

a city in the central Sudan: Egyptian army defeated by Mahdist forces 1883.

Arabic Al-Ubayyid.

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El Obeid

noun

a city in the central Sudan, in Kordofan province: scene of the defeat of a British and Egyptian army by the Mahdi (1883). Pop: 423 000 (2005 est)
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