HyperDic: sudan

English > 2 senses of the word Sudan:
NOUNlocationSudan, Republic of the Sudan, Soudana republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea
locationSudan, Soudana region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts
Sudan > pronunciation
Soundssuwdae'n
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
English > Sudan: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956.
SynonymsRepublic of the Sudan, Soudan
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Member ofArab LeagueAn international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural / cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
MembersSudaneseA native or inhabitant of Sudan
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
PartsDarfurAn impoverished region of western Sudan
Khartoum, capital of SudanThe capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile
KordofanA mountainous province of central Sudan
Libyan DesertThe northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan
Nile, Nile RiverThe world's longest river (4150 miles)
Nubian DesertAn arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea
Nyalacity in Sudan
OmdurmanA city of Sudan
Port Sudanport city in Sudan on the Red Sea
SpanishRepública del Sudán, República de Sudán, Sudan, Sudán
CatalanRepública del Sudan, Sudan
AdjectivesSudaneseof or relating to or characteristic of the African Republic of the Sudan or its people
English > Sudan: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea.
SynonymSoudan
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
Region ofOmdurman, battle of OmdurmanA battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese
SpanishSudán
CatalanSudà, Sudan

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