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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dongola A government of Upper Egypt.
    • Dongola same as Dongola kid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dongola A general term for leather made from goatskins or sheep-skins with either a bright or a dull finish.
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In literature:

Wan minute ago I knew as well anny other man what a dongola is like, an' now I have no mimory of anny dongolas at all.
"The Water Goats and Other Troubles" by Ellis Parker Butler
The few who escaped massacre took refuge in Syria or Dongola.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The Dongola campaign and the fortuitous one of the Atbara against Mahmoud greatly strengthened his position.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
But the turn of the tide was Dongola.
"Lord Kitchener" by G. K. Chesterton
He then went on shore to arrange for the purchase of some camels to take his party on to Dongola.
"General Gordon" by Seton Churchill
Far off to the south we saw what looked like a dark-blue cloud, and were told that it was the mountains of Dongola.
"What We Saw in Egypt" by Anonymous
On the 22nd of June, before the British rearguard had left Dongola, the mahdi died.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
Thousands of camels were engaged in the transport of this valuable commodity to Shatt on the White Nile, to Omdurman, and to Dongola.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
Next morning I received orders to go down with four boats, which order rather disappointed me, as I had expected to go through to Dongola.
"Our Caughnawagas in Egypt" by Louis Jackson
Five or six consecutive years may pass in Upper Egypt, Nubia, and Dongola, or in the Desert of Sahara, without rain.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
These horses appear to have come from the vicinity of Dongola, and the strain still survives in the Sudan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
He has come from Dongola, at least.
"The Man from Archangel" by A. Conan Doyle
Its chief town is New Dongola, or El-Ordi, on the Nile.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
On the 14th came the rumour that orders had come from England that troops should advance on Dongola.
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life" by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
For ten years there ensued a lull, during which the frontier garrisons looked out upon those distant blue hills of Dongola.
"Princess Mary's Gift Book" by Various
In our late campaign on the Upper Nile we heard a great deal of the Mudir of Dongola.
"The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2)" by George Adam Smith
But since his reign Sabakon had united the forces of Dongola, Nubia, and Egypt into a strong power.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)" by Max Duncker
At about this time a long letter, sent from Cairo to me, through the Mudir of Dongola, by the hands of a trusty Arab, arrived.
"Fire and Sword in the Sudan" by Rudolf C. Slatin
Another typical case of combination tannage is the dongola leather produced by the use of gambier and of alum and salt.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett

In news:

Connecting the small towns of Dongola and Whittington, this scenic section of Interstate traverses majestic forests and rolling hills.
Dongola downed the host Trojans 61-57 Friday afternoon in the Crab Orchard Turkey Tournament.