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Sudan

geographical name Su·dan \sü-ˈdan, -ˈdän\

Definition of SUDAN

1
region N Africa between the Atlantic & the upper Nile S of the Sahara including basins of Lake Chad & Niger River & the upper Nile
2
former country NE Africa; until 1956 a territory (Anglo–Egyptian Sudan) under joint British & Egyptian rule; later a republic Khartoum; split 2011 into Sudan (sense 3) and South Sudan
3
country NE Africa N of South Sudan Khartoum area 728,216 square miles (1,886,079 square kilometers), pop 31,118,500
Su·da·nese \ˌsü-də-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\ adjective or noun
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SUDAN Defined for Kids

Sudan

geographical name Su·dan \sü-ˈdan, -ˈdän\

Definition of SUDAN for Kids

country NE Africa S of Egypt; capital, Khartoum
Medical Dictionary

Sudan

noun Su·dan \sü-ˈdan\

Medical Definition of SUDAN

:  any of several azo solvent dyes including some which have a specific affinity for fatty substances and are used as biological stains

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