American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast Kenya mainly on Mombasa Island, in the Indian Ocean north of Zanzibar. Visited by Vasco da Gama on his first voyage to India (1498), the island-city was ruled successively by Portugal, Oman, Zanzibar, and Great Britain until the early 20th century. Population: 799,000.
- n. a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
“We got into mombasa at 3.30 and I'd decided to see if I could get a night bus to Arusha, as was keen to escape the humidity and Mombasa hadn't been great for accommodation”
“His crew celebrates in Mombasa, and Obama calls to congratulate Phillips.”
“Meanwhile, Phillips '19-member crew rejoiced in Mombasa, Kenya, where the Alabama was docked after arriving Saturday following the pirates' foiled hijacking attempt.”
“As the port in Mombasa in East Africa is one of the places many large cruise ships visit, Maniago can put together a concentrated taste of the region during the lay over.”
“The same is true in Mombasa, Karachi, and every other city where a bomb could conceivably be built.”
“An official at the fisheries department in Mombasa said someone had even offered to pay as much as $150.”
““Most of the 151 passengers – mainly from the US, Europe and Australia – are to fly home from the Seychelles after a stop in Mombasa, Kenya, was cancelled.””
“They live together at the Haller Park preserve in Mombasa, Kenya.”
“And BTW, Obama’s grandmother said she didn’t see hm born in Mombasa only later after saying she did.”
“Other roles are a Russian named Nikolai, a French woman named Isabelle, a Sierra Leone death squad leader called Mombasa and a Japanese Yakuza enforcer called Hanzo.”
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