Bahr



Hermann
[her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA), 1863–1934, Austrian playwright and critic.
Historical Examples

A gunboat was also detailed to proceed a little way up the Sobat and the Bahr el Ghazal.
Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh

Then he came to me and begged me to let him have the sole command in Bahr Gazelle.
The Life of Gordon, Volume II Demetrius Charles Boulger

But the slavers had discovered another route through an arm or bayou called the Bahr Giraffe, and this Baker determined to take.
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd

“You forget that our history is partly Spanish,” Bahr retorted.
The Lonely Way–Intermezzo–Countess Mizzie Arthur Schnitzler

The Concert, by Bahr, is mere trifling in comparison, all sawdust and simian gestures.
Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker

The Bahr Giraffe proved to be winding, but deep enough at first.
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd

Bahr, an Arabic word meaning “river,” prefixed to the name of many places occupied by Arabs.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood

Bahr Mildenburg came to us also and revealed to me what Ortrud might be.
Confessions of an Opera Singer Kathleen Howard

On March 27th we said good-by and started for the Bahr Salaam.
In the Heart of Africa Samuel White Baker

The Bahr Yusuf runs through the town, its banks lined with houses.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2 Various

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