Response last updated by CmdrK on Jun 14 2021.
Aug 27 2008, 3:00 PM
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The word 'Khartoum' means 'elephant’s trunk' in the dialect which was spoken locally, the name of the town is probably derived from the narrow strip of land extending between the blue and White Niles, which is like the trunk of an elephant.