the part of the Nile that flows NE to Khartoum, Sudan. About 500 miles (800 km) long.
- Compare Nile.
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How to use White Nile in a sentence
England realizes the immense importance to her commerce of keeping the White Nile Valley open and safe.
The valley of the Sobat is more interesting in character than much of the course of the White Nile.Some Heroes of Travel | W. H. Davenport Adams
In my opinion the Khalifa will have some difficulty in retaining his posts on the White Nile.
Of these one is situated close to the bank of the White Nile, and its roof is ornamented with two gigantic hippopotamus heads.
Scarcity of money in the beit et mal at Omdurman was the main reason for the despatch of an expedition up the White Nile.
British Dictionary definitions for White Nile
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