Definition of Chersonese in English:

Chersonese

proper noun

  • Ancient name for the Gallipoli peninsula.

    headland, promontory, point, head, foreland, neck
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Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Chersonese

/ˈkərsəˌnēz//ˌkərsəˌnēz/