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Noun: Sudan  soo'dãn
  1. A republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
    - Republic of the Sudan, Soudan
     
  2. A region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea
    - Soudan

Type of: African country, African nation, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Africa, Arab League

Encyclopedia: Sudan, TX