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(Placename) a port in W Kenya, in Nyanza province on the NE shore of Lake Victoria: fishing and trading centre. Pop: 433 000 (2005 est)


(kiˈsu mu)

a city in W Kenya. 201,100.
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Noun1.Kisumu - a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center
Kenya, Republic of Kenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Kenya deployed forces in the capital and the lakeside city of Kisumu to contain the continuing threat of violence after five people were killed in riots, officials said, but the country remained mostly peaceful after a court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta's election as president.