Definition of Khartoum in English:

Khartoum

proper noun

  • The capital of Sudan, situated at the junction of the Blue Nile and the White Nile rivers; population 2,737,500 (est. 2007). It was the capital of the Anglo-Egyptian government of Sudan until 1956, when it became the capital of the independent Republic of Sudan.

Pronunciation

Khartoum

/kɑrˈtum//kärˈto͞om/