Tombouctou

[tawn-book-too]
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Historical Examples of tombouctou

  • No one would harm her were she to wander alone to Tombouctou.

    The Garden Of Allah

    Robert Hichens

  • Let us ride out on the Tombouctou road and see the moon rise.

    The Garden Of Allah

    Robert Hichens

  • To go there one takes the caravan route that the natives call the route to Tombouctou.

    The Garden Of Allah

    Robert Hichens

  • And before he could answer she turned round, smiling, and said: "Petite Fille de Tombouctou."

    The Way of Ambition

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British Dictionary definitions for tombouctou

Tombouctou

noun
  1. the French name for Timbuktu
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