[ koo-mah-see ]
/ kʊˈmɑ si /


a city in and the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana.



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Definition for kumasi (2 of 2)

[ uh-shan-tee, uh-shahn- ]
/ əˈʃæn ti, əˈʃɑn- /

noun, plural A·shan·tis, (especially collectively) A·shan·ti for 2.

a former native kingdom and British colony in W Africa: now a region of Ghana. 9700 sq. mi. (25,123 sq. km). Capital: Kumasi.
a native or inhabitant of Ashanti.
the dialect of Akan spoken by the people of Ashanti.
Also Asante.
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British Dictionary definitions for kumasi (1 of 2)

/ (kuːˈmæsɪ) /


a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop: 862 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for kumasi (2 of 2)

/ (əˈʃæntɪ) /


an administrative region of central Ghana: former native kingdom, suppressed by the British in 1900 after four wars. Capital: Kumasi. Pop: 3 187 607 (2000). Area: 24 390 sq km (9417 sq miles)
plural -ti or -tis a native or inhabitant of Ashanti
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