Mombasa

[ mom-bah-sah, -bas-uh ]
/ mɒmˈbɑ sɑ, -ˈbæs ə /

noun

an island in S Kenya.
a seaport on this island.

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Mombasa
/ (mɒmˈbæsə) /

noun

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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