Mombasa

Mombasa

[mom-bah-sah, -bas-uh]
noun
1.
an island in S Kenya.
2.
a seaport on this island.
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Mombasa (mɒmˈbæsə)
 
n
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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