Mombasa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mombasa a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
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Usage

In literature:

The appearance of Mombasa seems to have been really imposing in the time of Camoens.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
On the 26th of April we left Zanzibar in the 'Aurora,' and reached Mombasa safely the next morning.
"Freeland" by Theodor Hertzka
All this we had from the Commission of Inquiry in Morogoro and Mombasa that sat to take evidence.
"Sketches of the East Africa Campaign" by Robert Valentine Dolbey
Charles New, a Missionary from Mombasa, and Mr. W. Oswell Livingstone, youngest son of the Doctor.
"The Personal Life Of David Livingstone" by William Garden Blaikie
In a vague, general way we knew that the town of Mombasa was across the island and about four miles distant.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
I had been to Mombasa, whereas I never had seen Timbuctu.
"Caves of Terror" by Talbot Mundy
Such are Mvita or Mombasa in 4 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
After some days we were in the Indian Ocean, plowing lazily along and counting the hours until we reached Mombasa.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Here he found Arabs established in the town, as they were in other maritime trading places all the way north to Mombasa.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
Their next landing-place was Mombasa.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
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In news:

Two of seven Somali pirates who were each sentenced to 20-year jail terms sit in court in Mombasa, Kenya, on August 8.
Kenya police shot dead on Sunday morning two terror suspects feared to be plotting attacks in the country's popular coastal tourist city Mombasa .
A secessionist movement known as the Mombasa Republican Council is growing in Kenya.
4 police officers wounded in grenade attack in Mombasa , scene of deadly riots since Monday.
Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa has seen a third day of deadly violence after the death of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed.
Mombasa riots stretch into second day as extremist group tries to rally Muslims (+video).
Four dead in second day of rioting in Mombasa , Kenya's second-biggest city, by Muslim youth angry over the killing of cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed.
Terror-Attack Threat Prompts US Warning for Mombasa .
US Suspects Qaeda Link To Bombing in Mombasa .
I'm a math teacher at an international school in Mombasa, Kenya, and a woman who cleans some of the teachers' apartments offered me her services.
Nabhan was wanted by the FBI in connection with the 2002 terror attacks in Mombasa, Kenya.
DHL will soon unveil Africa Connect, a road-freight solution that will offer strong connections between the regional trade hubs of Mombasa and Dar es Salam, Spain and Morocco, and Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Participants at the opening ceremony of the African Maritime meeting held in Mombasa, Kenya.
Plagued by low sources of revenue in their economies, African maritime stakeholders are meeting in Mombasa, Kenya to look into ways the industry could add to national revenue base.
Khubeib Aboud Rogo and four others were accused of planning to use grenades to attack Mombasa's main police station in the central business district, and another along a busy highway.
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