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Chersonese

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geographical name Cher·so·nese \ˈkər-sə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs\

Definition of Chersonese

  1. any of several peninsulas: as (1) Jutland (the Cimbrian Chersonese play \ˈsim-brē-ən\ or Cimbric Chersonese play \-brik\ ); (2) the Malay Peninsula (the Golden Chersonese ); (3) Crimea (the Tauric Chersonese play \ˈtȯr-ik\ ); (4) Gallipoli (the Thracian Chersonese play \ˈthrā-shən\ )




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