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[om-doo r-mahn] /ˌɒm dʊərˈmɑn/

a city in central Sudan, on the White Nile opposite Khartoum: British victory 1898.
a city in the central Sudan, on the White Nile, opposite Khartoum, with which it forms the country’s largest city; scene of the Battle of Omdurman (1898), in which the Mahdi’s successor was defeated by Lord Kitchener’s forces. Pop: recent estimates vary between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000


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