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  1. a city in W Kenya.
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Examples from the Web for kisumu

Historical Examples

  • Before midday on the 24th our flotilla started back across the lake for Kisumu, which we reached on the evening of the 25th.

    Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O.

    J.G. Millais

  • They were able to rest and get food at Kisumu, and about six o'clock on the evening of the 26th we started by train for Nairobi.

  • Fever is very bad in Kisumu, and smallpox and bubonic plague were holding a levee at the time we visited the place.

British Dictionary definitions for kisumu


  1. a port in W Kenya, in Nyanza province on the NE shore of Lake Victoria: fishing and trading centre. Pop: 433 000 (2005 est)
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