[ koo-mah-see ]
/ kʊˈmɑ si /
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a city in and the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana.
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Words nearby Kumasi
Kum, Kumamoto, kumara, kumarahou, Kumaratunge, Kumasi, Kumayri, kumbaloi, Kumbh Mela, kumikumi, kumiss
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How to use Kumasi in a sentence
Kumasi is situated on a low rocky eminence, from which it extends across a valley to the hill opposite.
By 1906 Kumasi had supplanted the coast towns and had become the distributing centre for the whole of Ashanti.
Many merchants at the Gold Coast ports thereupon opened branches in Kumasi.
The railway to Kumasi from Sekondi, which was completed in 1903, passes through the auriferous region.
After the deposition of Prempeh no king of Kumasi was chosen; Prempeh himself was never “enstooled.”
British Dictionary definitions for Kumasi
/ (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)
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