Mogadishu


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Mo·ga·di·shu

 (mō′gə-dē′sho͞o, -dĭsh′o͞o, mô′-)
The capital and largest city of Somalia, on the Indian Ocean. Settled by Arab colonists in the ninth or tenth century, it was occupied in 1871 by the sultan of Zanzibar, who leased it to the Italians in 1892. After 1905, it became the capital of Italian Somaliland.

Mogadishu

(ˌmɒɡəˈdɪʃuː)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Somalia, on the Indian Ocean: founded by Arabs around the 10th century; taken by the Sultan of Zanzibar in 1871 and sold to Italy in 1905. Pop: 1 257 000 (2005 est). Local spelling: Muqdisho Italian name: Mogadiscio

Mo•ga•di•shu

(ˌmoʊ gəˈdi ʃu)

n.
the capital of Somalia, in the S part. 444,882.
Italian, Mo•ga•di•scio (ˌmɔ gɑˈdi ʃɔ)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mogadishu - the capital and largest city of SomaliaMogadishu - the capital and largest city of Somalia; a port on the Indian Ocean
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Translations

Mogadishu

[ˌmɒgəˈdɪʃuː] NMogadiscio m

Mogadishu

[ˌmɒgəˈdɪʃuː] nMogadiscio

Mogadishu

[ˌmɒgəˈdɪʃuː] nMogadiscio f
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