Omdurman

NOUN
  1. a city of Sudan; located in the central Sudan on the White Nile opposite Khartoum
  2. a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese
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How To Use Omdurman In A Sentence

  • Omdurman; but by crossing the river he practically cut himself off from the Dervish base, and now had only a desert behind him; for we had taken over Kassala from the Italians, and the Egyptian battalion there, and a large force of friendly Arabs, would prevent him from retiring up the banks of the Atbara. With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman
  • The final struggle for the supremacy in the Soudan would take place on the great plain of Kerrere, to the north of Omdurman; and, pointing to the desert outside Kassala, which is strewn with large white stones, he said: The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography
  • The final struggle for the supremacy in the Soudan would take place on the great plain of Kerrere, to the north of Omdurman; and, pointing to the desert outside Kassala, which is strewn with large white stones, he said: “After this battle has been fought, the plain of El Kerrere will be strewn with human skulls as thickly as it is now covered with stones.” The Adventure of Living
  • Thirteen years later the British reconquered Sudan after the butchery at the Battle of Omdurman.
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