Definition of Soudan

1. Noun. A republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of The Sudan, Sudan
Group relationships: Arab League
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Darfur, Kordofan, Capital Of Sudan, Khartoum, Nyala, Port Sudan, Omdurman, Libyan Desert, Nubian Desert, Nile, Nile River
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Sudanese



2. Noun. A region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea.
Exact synonyms: Sudan
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Omdurman, Omdurman
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Africa

Definition of Soudan

1. n. A sultan.

Definition of Soudan

1. soldan [n -S] - See also: soldan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soudan

Sorrento
Sorrento work
Sorsby's macular degeneration
Sotadic
Sotadics
Sothis
Sotho
Sotiris
Soto
Soton
Sotonian
Sotonians
Sotos' syndrome
Soubise
Soudan
Soufflot
Soulagean
Soundex
Soundexes
Soup Bowl
Sourashtra
Sourashtras
Sousa
Sousse
South
South-African yellowwood
South-Central Dravidian
South Aegean

Literary usage of Soudan

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"His influence with the natives of the soudan unluckily proved to be of no avail, and he was soon himself besieged in Khartoum by the Mahdi's forces. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"Some of this information may probably have a very important bearing upon the future course of events in the soudan, and I therefore propose to discuss it in ..."

3. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"His Journal abounds with statements fixing the responsibility for the abandonment of the soudan on the British Government. I maintain that this view is ..."

4. The Journals of Major-Gen. C.G. Gordon, C.B., at Kartoum: Printed from the by Charles George Gordon, Alfred Egmont Hake (1885)
"ORGANISATION OF THE soudan. 1. His Excellency, El Zubair'Pasha, shall be the Governor (or Ruler) of the soudan; he shall have the rank of ..."

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