Definition of Chersonese in English:

Chersonese

Line breaks: Cher¦son|ese
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːsəniːz
 
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1.1 (chersonese) literary A peninsula.

Origin

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

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