Definition of Khartoum

1. Noun. The capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Sudan
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Republic Of The Sudan, Soudan, Sudan



Definition of Khartoum

1. Proper noun. Capital of the Sudan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khartoum

Khama
Khammam
Khamtanga
Khamti
Khan
Khandwa
Khantia-Mansia
Khanty
Khanty-Mansiysk
Khariboli
Kharijite
Kharijites
Kharkiv
Kharkov
Kharput
Khartoum
Khasi
Khasis
Khaskovo
Khatri
Khayr ad-Din
Khazaria
Khazarian
Khedive
Khepera
Kherson
Khevsureti
Khinalug
Khios
Khirghiz

Literary usage of Khartoum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"THE betrayal of khartoum was one of those stunning blows which occasionally fall ... But for all the consequences that may result from the fall of khartoum, ..."

2. In Darkest Africa; Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"In Major Kitchener's report we find a summary of the results of the taking of khartoum. " The massacre in the town lasted some six hours, and about 4000 ..."

3. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"On September 10, he left khartoum in a steamer accompanied by Mr. Power, M. Herbin, the French Consul, and about forty others. Colonel Stewart had been ..."

4. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"THE NEW khartoum 0, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day. CHARLES GEORGE GORDON in the flower of his manhood was cut down by the reaper ..."

5. Theodore Roosevelt and His Time Shown in His Own Letters by Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1920)
"CHAPTER XIV FROM khartoum TO LONDON SOON after retiring from the Presidency in March, 1909, Colonel Roosevelt went to Africa on a hunting-trip. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"He did not go to khartoum with the Mahdi, but died last autumn on the White Nile, en route for Omdurman. This is confirmed by several witnesses, ..."

7. A Journey to Central Africa, Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro by Bayard Taylor (1864)
"The people looked at the flag with astonishment, for the stars and stripes had never before been seen in khartoum. At the earnest prayer of the raïs, ..."

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