Chersonese

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

Chersonesus

play \ˌkər-sə-ˈnē-səs\

Definition of Chersonese

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

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