Soudan


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sou·dan

 (so͞od′n)
n.
Variant of soldan.

Soudan

(sudɑ̃)
n
(Placename) the French name for the Sudan
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Noun1.Soudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red SeaSoudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Darfur - an impoverished region of western Sudan; "Darfur was a semi-independent sultanate until 1917 and is ethnically distinct from central Sudan"
Kordofan - a mountainous province of central Sudan
capital of Sudan, Khartoum - the capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile
Nyala - city in Sudan
Port Sudan - port city in Sudan on the Red Sea
Omdurman - a city of Sudan; located in the central Sudan on the White Nile opposite Khartoum
Libyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan
Nubian Desert - an arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Nile, Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
Sudanese - a native or inhabitant of Sudan
2.Soudan - a region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea
battle of Omdurman, Omdurman - a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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Barth, in following out to Soudan the track traced by Denham and Clapperton; Dr.
One morning the tramp docked at Alexandria, and from the deck he looked at the city, white in the sunlight, and the crowd on the wharf; he saw the natives in their shabby gabardines, the blacks from the Soudan, the noisy throng of Greeks and Italians, the grave Turks in tarbooshes, the sunshine and the blue sky; and something happened to him.
he was killed in the Soudan," and poor Jack could have wished no prettier resurrection than the look of tender memory that came into her face as she spoke of him, and the soft baby tears filled her eyes.
In the Soudan swords and coats of mail are still worn by Arabs,
But I've seen ten thousand on their backs in the Soudan, and it gave me no such feelin', for when you are makin' history the life of any man is too small a thing to worry over.
Le Soudan a menace dimanche dernier de fermer sa frontiere avec le Soudan du Sud si Juba ne [beaucoup moins que] respecte pas son engagement [beaucoup plus grand que] visant a expulser les groupes insurges du Darfour, du Nil-Bleu et du Kordofan-Sud.
Khartoum, 12 Juillet (SUNA) - Une source de haut niveau au Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres a declare a l'Agence Soudanaise de Presse (SUNA) que le Gouvernement du Soudan est en train de reconsiderer l'accord avec les Etats-Unis on cooperation pour lutter contre le terrorisme.
Deux navires militaires iraniens sont arrives hier samedi a Port-Soudan, pour la deuxieme escale de batiments de la Republique islamique au Soudan en cinq semaines, a confirme la marine iranienne dans un communique.
Some months ago a group of physicists working with a particle detector in the Soudan iron mine north of Duluth, Minn.
Le Soudan a prevenu, jeudi dernier, qu'il pourrait a nouveau fermer sa frontiere avec le Soudan du Sud voisin qu'il accuse de soutenir des rebelles opposes au regime de Khartoum, moins de deux mois apres sa reouverture.
Khartoum, 9 Juillet (SUNA) - Les gouvernements du Soudan et du Sud Soudan ont signe mardi au Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres a Khartoum une note d'entente sur le passage de l'aide humanitaire au Sud-Soudan.
Les pourparlers entre le Soudan et le Soudan du Sud ont repris avec le mediateur de l'Union africaine (UA) a Addis Abeba, malgre les accusations de bombardement aerien soudanais sur le Sud, a-t-on appris hier lundi aupres des negociateurs sud-soudanais.