Obeid

Obeid, in the Eastern Soudan, 220 m. SW. of Khartoum, is the capital of Kordofan; was the scene in November 1883 of the annihilation by the forces of the Mahdi, after three days' fighting, of an Egyptian army under Hicks Pasha and other English officers; its trade consists of ivory, gold, feathers, and gum.

Population (circa 1900) given as 35,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Oban * Obelisk
Nynee Tal
Nyx
Oakham
Oakland
Oaks, The
Oakum
Oases
Oates, Titus
Obadiah
Oban
Obeid
Obelisk
Ober-Ammergau
Oberlin, Jean Friedrich
Oberon
Obi
Objective
Oblates
Oboe
Obelus
O'Brien, William