Kodok


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Kodok

(ˈkəʊdɒk)
n
(Placename) the modern name for Fashoda
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Fa•sho•da

(fəˈʃoʊ də)

n.
a village in the SE Sudan, on the White Nile: conflict of British and French colonial interests 1898 (Fasho′da In`cident). Modern name, Kodok.
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"Upper Nile reverts back to its districts of Akobo; Bentiu; Bor; Kodok; Malakal; Nasir; Pangak; and Renk."
(74) When Frances Captain Jean-Baptiste Marchand reached the isolated post of Fashoda (now Kodok) in southern Sudan in 1898, he soon faced a much larger force under British major general Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener, and France and Great Britain prepared for war.
Most recently, civilians have been uprooted from the opposition-held town of Leer, in an oil-rich part of Unity State, and from Kodok in Upper Nile State, AFP reported, citing the Red Cross statement.
Upon arrival in Outer Saarthe, Lucy discovers that her father has gone in search of a cure for the rust blight that has been decimating the kodok trees.
That night, they ate dinner at an outdoor restaurant called Kodok, which, according to a poorly written explanation on the front of the menu, was the Indonesian word for "frog." Martin supposed that the word was an onomatopoeia, and he marveled at the fact that kodok was nothing like the English word for the sound that frogs made, ribbit, yet that both words seemed exactly right to him somehow.
The author of this letter, Colonel Jean-Baptiste Marchand, is the man who led the famous mission to join Dakar to Djibouti, the man who subsequently erected the French flag in Fashoda (Kodok) on September 18, 1898, and made it possible, through the withdrawal of French troops from the British Lord Kitchener, for Tunisia to become a French colony in exchange for the region around the Nile, which went to Britain.
The hatcheries are designed to produce fish for exports such as Nila Merah, Labi Labi, Kodok Lembu, Arwana and decorative fish.
NNEX 2 SYSTEMATIC LIST OF REPTILE SPECIES: DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARK AND NEAR-CATCHMENT SURROUNDS TESTUDINES ORDER/ Local FAMILY/ Name Species (i) (Lan- guage) (ii) TESTUDINIDAE Manouria emys Baning (I) EMYDIDAE Orlitia borneensis Biuku (I) Siebenrockiella crassiscollis Kura-kura Jaung (I) Cuora amboinensis Kura-kura Tambit (I) Cyclemys dentata Kura-Kura Air (I) Hoesemys spinosa Kura-kura Umung (I) Malayemys subtrijuga - Pyxidae mouhottii - TRIONYCHIDAE Amyda cartilagenea Labi-labi Sungai Dogania subplana Labi-labi Hitam Pelochelys bibroni Labi-labi Kuning Chitra indica Labi-labi Besar Trionyx gangeticus CROCODYLIA CROCODILIDEA Crocodylus raninus Buaya Kodok Crocodylus porosus Buaya Rabin Tomistoma schlegeli Buaya Sinyulong SAURIA AGAMIDAE Draco sp.
Two of its projects, in Wau Shilluk and Kodok, were destroyed by fighting and, as the population ran, MSF followed.