One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
noun & adjective
- ‘In this battle the Anglo-Egyptian force commanded by Kitchener defeated the Mahdists and established British dominance in Sudan.’
- ‘In July of the previous year, while the British were engaged in a war against the Mahdists in the Sudan, a French contingent, with the cooperation of the Belgian authorities in the Congo, took possession of Fashoda, on the Nile.’
- ‘The Mahdists were defeated at Omdurman on 2 September 1898 and on 19 September Kitchener confronted Marchand at Fashoda, on the headwaters of the Nile.’
- ‘The relief forces arrived two days later and, realizing that the Mahdists had triumphed, turned back to Egypt.’
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