Definition of Battle of Omdurman

1. Noun. A battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese.

Exact synonyms: Omdurman
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Soudan, Sudan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Omdurman

battle of Cynoscephalae
battle of Hastings
battle of Hohenlinden
battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman (current term)
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse

Literary usage of Battle of Omdurman

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1. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... Kassala— British troops sent to the Soudan—The battle of the Atbara—The battle of Omdurman—Cost of the campaign—The War Office—The policy of reconquest. ..."

2. History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria by Gaston Maspero (1904)
"... Gordon in the Sudan: Death of Gordon : The Sudan abandoned and re-conquered : battle of Omdurman : Khartum College: Financial Stability : Abbas II. ..."

3. The Making of Modern Egypt by Auckland Colvin (1906)
"... and Rudolf Slatin—The tribes desert Abdullah—The efficiency of the Egyptian army—Advance on Dongola—Occupation of Berber—battle of Omdurman—Death of the ..."

4. The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from Earliest by Esther Singleton (1916)
"... THE battle of Omdurman (AD 18%) GW STEEVENS NIGHT stole quietly into the sky behind us; there was no sound from the plain or the hills before us; ..."

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