Kissimmee


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Kissimmee

(kĭsĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 30,050), Osceola co., central Fla., on Lake Tohopekaliga. Located in an important agricultural area, it is a major processing, packaging, and shipping center for the surrounding Kissimmee valley, where citrus fruits (especially oranges) and beef are produced. The city also lies in a popular vacation area. Its attractions include the Monument of States, the Splendid China theme park, and an annual rodeo and livestock show. One of the largest contributors to Kissimmee's economy is nearby Disney World, the gigantic amusement park and entertainment complex. Kissimmee provides hotel accommodations for a large portion of the park's tourists.
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A fortnight at Worldgate Resort in Kissimmee costs from PS717pp including car hire and flights from Gatwick on December 4 for a family of four.
Turning our back on the undoubted Disney attractions, my wife and I looked to the 'nature in your face' attractions of the neighbouring Kissimmee area.
Turning our back on the undoubted thrills of Disney, my wife and I looked to the very different attractions of the Kissimmee area just a few miles away.
The solo private pilot performed a forced landing in the Kissimmee River, which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage but no injuries.
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