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Mushin (mōˈshĭn) [key], city (1987 est. pop. 266,000), SW Nigeria, an industrial and residential suburb of Lagos. Manufactures include textiles, furniture, printed materials, metal products, plastics, milk products, and shoes. Motor vehicles are assembled. Mushin grew mainly after World War II, with the industrialization of the Lagos area.

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