"Mombasa." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 07 December 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/mombasa>.
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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 1900s.x