Andrew threw out his hand and received an ugly gash across the knuckles.
A gash in one leg prevented him from rising, and he whined as she knelt beside him.
The Gash nevertheless fertilizes a considerable tract of country.
It is a region of light rainfall, and cultivation depends chiefly on the Gash flood.
The Gash or Mareb is the most northerly of the Abyssinian rivers which flow towards the Nile valley.
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
Apart from the Nile system, fully described elsewhere, the Sudan has two other rivers, the Gash and the Baraka.
The Gash enters the Sudan near Kassala and north of that town turns west towards the Atbara, but its waters are dissipated before that river is reached.
In 1840 - previous attempts having been unsuccessful - the fertile district of Taka, watered by the Atbara and Gash and near the Abyssinian frontier, was conquered and the town of 2 For a list of the governors-general see The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, i.
The town, a military station of some importance, lies on the river Gash (Mareb) in 15° 28' N., 36° 24' E., 260 m.
The word is variously derived from the Persian padshah, Turkish padishah, equivalent to king or emperor, and from the Turkish bash, in some dialects gash, a head, chief, &c. In old Turkish there was no fixed distinction between b and p. As first used in western Europe the title was written with the initial b.
Kassala is on the river Gash east of the Atbara and near the Eritrean frontier.