Meaning of Sudan
Pronunciation: (s-dan'), [key]
- a region in N Africa, S of the Sahara and Libyan deserts, extending from the Atlantic to the Red Sea.
- Formerly,a republic in NE Africa, S of Egypt and bordering on the Red Sea: a former condominium of Egypt and Great Britain. 16,400,000; 967,500 sq. mi. (2,505,825 sq. km). Cap.: Khartoum.
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