Definition of Chersonese in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkərsəˌnēz/ Pronunciation: /ˌkərsəˌnēz/
Ancient name for the Gallipoli peninsula.


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

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Syllabification: Cher·so·nese

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