El Obeid

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El Obeid

(ɛl əʊˈbeɪd)
(Placename) 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)

El O•beid

(ˌɛl oʊˈbeɪd)

also Al-Ubayyid

a city in the central Sudan. 140,024.
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