[ tawn-book-too ]
/ tɔ̃ bukˈtu /



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Example sentences from the Web for tombouctou

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

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

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British Dictionary definitions for tombouctou

/ (tɔ̃buktu) /


the French name for Timbuktu
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