Definition of Battle of Omdurman
1. Noun. A battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese.
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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; ..."