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Kenosha

(kĭnō`shə), industrial city (1990 pop. 80,352), seat of Kenosha co., SE Wis., a port of entry on Lake Michigan; inc. 1850. Transportation equipment, apparel, herbicides and fertilizers, electronics, food, machinery, and metal products are among the city's many manufactures; distribution warehouses are also important. The first public school in the state was begun there in 1849. In the city are Carthage College, the Univ. of Wisconsin at Parkside, two museums, and a library designed by Daniel BurnhamBurnham, Daniel Hudson
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Kenosha

 

a city in the northern USA, in Wisconsin, on the western shore of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee. Population, 78,800 (1970; 118,000 including the suburbs). Industry employs 15,000 people. The chief branches are the automobile and metalworking industries and the manufacture of electrical appliances and knitted wear. Kenosha was founded in 1835.

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