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Khartoum

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies — British History.

Established in 1821 as an Egyptian army camp at the junction of the Blue Nile and the White Nile, and later a garrison town. In 1885 a British and Egyptian force under the command of...

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Khartoum

Kenneth Ingham.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 108 words.

Capital city of the *Sudan. Khartoum became Egypt's foremost military base in the Sudan in the mid-19th cent., but

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Khartoum

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 109 words.

Capital city of the *Sudan. Khartoum became Egypt’s foremost military base in the Sudan in the mid-19th cent.,

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Khartoum

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 68 words.

Capital of Sudan, at the junction of the Blue Nile and White Nile rivers. Khartoum was founded in the 1820s

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Khartoum

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies — British History.

Established in 1821 as an Egyptian army camp at the junction of the Blue Nile and the White Nile, and later a garrison town. In 1885 a British and Egyptian force under the command of...

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Khartoum, Sudan

Robert Baum.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 424 words.

A city of more than 2 million inhabitants in 2005, Khartoum is the center of Sudan’s largest urban

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Khartoum, Sudan

Robert Baum.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 421 words.

A city of more than 2 million inhabitants in 2005, Khartoum is the center of Sudan’s largest urban agglomeration, including

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siege of Khartoum

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(1884–5).

This took place during the Mahdist uprising. Gordon, despatched by the Gladstone cabinet and serving as governor-general of the Sudan, arrived in Khartoum on 18 February...

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Khartoum

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 73 words.

The capital city of Sudan. Lying at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile rivers, it was established

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Khartoum

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 138 words.

abloom, assume, backroom, bloom, Blum, boom, broom, brume, combe, consume, doom, entomb, exhume, flume, foredoom, fume, gloom, groom,

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Khartoum

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 138 words.

abloom, assume, backroom, bloom, Blum, boom, broom, brume, combe, consume, doom, entomb, exhume, flume, foredoom, fume, gloom, groom,

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Khartoum

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 60 words.

established in 1821 as an Egyptian army camp at the junction of the Blue Nile and the White Nile, and later a garrison town. In ...

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A Tale of Three Cities: Khartoum

Abdullahi A. Gallab.

in A Civil Society Deferred

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8559 words.

This chapter addresses the development of the colonial state and the construction of the colonial capital city, Khartoum, as well as its extensions as progressive forms of colonization and...

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Remembering Khartoum and Other Tales of Displacement

Donald Martin Carter.

in Navigating the African Diaspora

August 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 13696 words.

This chapter returns to the origins of the African diaspora and the elusive hope of peace and return to the homeland. The focus is in Sudan, which has been the site of contemporary civil...

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Khartoum (Sudan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 122 words.

The full name is Ra᾽s Al Khurṭūm ‘End of the (Elephant's) Trunk’ from the Arabic ra᾽s ‘headland’, al-, and khurṭūm

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Khartoum (Sudan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 126 words.

The full name is Ra᾽s Al Khurṭūm ‘End of the (Elephant’s) Trunk’ from the Arabic ra᾽s ‘headland’, al-, and khurṭūm ‘trunk’; the Arabic for ‘elephant’ is ...

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Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850–1916), army officer

Keith Neilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 7474 words.

Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850–1916), army officer, was born on 24 June 1850 at Gunsborough Villa (now Coolbeha House), near Listowel, co. Kerry, the third...

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Use of healthcare services by injured people in Khartoum State, Sudan

Sally El Tayeb, Safa Abdalla, Graziella Van den Bergh and Ivar Heuch.

in International Health

May 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 4963 words.

Background

Trauma care is an important factor in preventing death and reducing disability. Injured persons in low- and middle-income countries are expected...

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Slavery and Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Turco-Egyptian Khartoum

Terence Walz and Kenneth M. Cuno.

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East

February 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8821 words.

Turkish policies involved rapid expansion of commerce, slavery and slave trade, migration, urbanization, and social dislocation. This chapter elucidates on one aspect of this extraordinary...

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Helicobacter pylori, anemia, iron deficiency and thrombocytopenia among pregnant women at Khartoum, Sudan

Nahla Mubarak, Gasim I. Gasim, Khalifa E. Khalafalla, Naj I. Ali and Ishag Adam.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

June 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 2193 words.

Background

Helicobacter pylori is a common gut pathogen that is linked to many complications of pregnancy such as iron deficiency anemia,...

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Khartoum (The Sudan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 122 words.

Halfaya

The full name is Ra᾽s al-Khurṭūm ‘End of the (Elephant's) Trunk’ from the Arabic ras ‘headland’, al

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