Mombasa

[mom-bah-sah, -bas-uh]
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Historical Examples of mombasa

  • Arrived at Eden Vale, the waggons had to return to Mombasa in the same manner.

    Freeland

    Theodor Hertzka

  • The agents in London, Trieste, and Mombasa were each paid £800 per annum.

    Freeland

    Theodor Hertzka

  • With this in view, the road to Mombasa was thoroughly repaired.

    Freeland

    Theodor Hertzka

  • In September even Mombasa was delightful, but in January it was very hot.

    In Africa

    John T. McCutcheon

  • Mombasa is a little island about two by three miles in extent.

    In Africa

    John T. McCutcheon


British Dictionary definitions for mombasa

Mombasa

noun
  1. a port in S Kenya, on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean: the chief port for Kenya, Uganda, and NE Tanzania; became British in 1887, capital of the East African Protectorate until 1907. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est)
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