1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Agordat

AGORDAT, a town of Eritrea, N.E. Africa on the route between Massawa and Kassala. At Agordat on the 21st of December 1893 the Italian troops under Colonel Arimondi inflicted a severe defeat on the {followers of the khalifa. Agordat is protected by a strong fort. (See Eritrea and Sudan, History.)