Definition of Chersonese in English:

Chersonese

Syllabification: Cher·so·nese
Pronunciation: /ˈkərsəˌnēz, ˌkərsəˌnēz
 
/

Origin

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

Definition of Chersonese in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
adjective
turned backward