Definitions for kisumukiˈsu mu

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kisumu

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kisumu(noun)

    a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center

Freebase

  1. Kisumu

    Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya at 1,131 m, with a population of 394,684. It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin. The port was founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of the Uganda Railway and named Port Florence. Although trade stagnated in the 1980s and 1990s, it is again growing around oil exports. Kisumu literally means a place of barter trade "sumo". The city has "Friendship" status with Cheltenham, UK and "sister city" status with Roanoke, Virginia and Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kisumu in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kisumu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed:

    There has not been a real integration (in Kisumu) ... like in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam, in Kisumu the integration is only when it's in the shop or at the business ... but when they go out of that particular environment there is very little integration either by way of recreation or other facilities.

Images & Illustrations of kisumu

Translation

Find a translation for the kisumu definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these kisumu definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"kisumu." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 3 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kisumu>.

Are we missing a good definition for kisumu? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for kisumu:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.