Kenosha kĭnō´shə [key], 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 Burnham.
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