White Nile
geographical name — see Nile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • White Nile — the White Nile a river which flows from Lake Victoria in East Africa to Khartoum in Sudan, where it joins the Blue Nile. Both rivers then become the Nile, which flows through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • White Nile — White′ Nile′ n. geg the part of the Nile that flows NE to Khartoum, Sudan. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long Compare Nile …   From formal English to slang

  • White Nile — see NILE …   English World dictionary

  • White Nile — For the state of Sudan, see White Nile, Sudan. White Nile River A steel Bailey bridge spans the White Nile at Juba, South Sudan …   Wikipedia

  • White Nile — noun a headstream of the Nile; joins the Blue Nile at Khartoum to form the Nile • Instance Hypernyms: ↑headstream * * * the part of the Nile that flows NE to Khartoum, Sudan. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long. Cf. Nile. * * * the name for the main,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • White Nile — the part of the Nile that flows NE to Khartoum, Sudan. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long. Cf. Nile. * * * …   Universalium

  • WHITE NILE —    one of the two streams forming the Nile, which flows out of the Albert Nyanza, and which unites with the Blue Nile from Abyssinia near Khartoum …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • White Nile — part of the Nile river above Khartoum (Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • White Nile — /waɪt ˈnaɪl/ (say wuyt nuyl) noun → Nile2 (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • White Nile Limited — is a petroleum company operating in Sudan. The company is partly owned by Nilepet, a national oil company of Sudan operating in the south of the country. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange. White Nile Limited is not to be confused …   Wikipedia

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