geographical name Cher·so·nese \ˈkər-sə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs\
variants: or ancient



Definition of Chersonese

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

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