Definition of Chersonese in English:

Chersonese

proper noun

  • 1Ancient name for the Gallipoli peninsula.

    headland, promontory, point, head, foreland, neck
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    1. 1.1chersoneseliterary A peninsula.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Chersonese

/ˈkəːsəniːz/