Definition of Chersonese in English:

Chersonese

Syllabification: Cher·so·nese
Pronunciation: /ˈkərsəˌnēz, ˌkərsəˌnēz
 
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  • Ancient name for the Gallipoli peninsula.

Origin

from Latin chersonesus, from Greek khersonēsos, from khersos 'dry' + nēsos 'island'.

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