Dongola process
Dongola Don"go*la, n. 1. A government of Upper Egypt. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. same as {Dongola kid}.

{Dongola kid}, {D. leather}, leather made by the Dongola process.

{Dongola process}, a process of tanning goatskin, and now also calfskin and sheepskin, with a combination of vegetable and mineral agents, so that it resembles kid.

{Dongola race}, a boat race in which the crews are composed of a number of pairs, usually of men and women. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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