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chersonese

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Noun
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cher=so=nese

CIDE DICTIONARY

chersonesen. [Gr. cherso`nhsos; che`rsos land + nh`sos island.].
     A peninsula; a tract of land nearly surrounded by water, but united to a larger tract by a neck of land or isthmus; as, the Cimbric Chersonese, or Jutland; the Tauric Chersonese, or Crimea.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

chersonese, n. a peninsula, esp. the Thracian peninsula west of the Hellespont.

Etymology
L chersonesus f. Gk khersonesos f. khersos dry + nesos island

ROGET THESAURUS

chersonese

Land

N land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma, continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese, delta, tongue of land, neck of land, isthmus, oasis, promontory, highland, coast, shore, scar, strand, beach, playa, bank, lea, seaboard, seaside, seabank, seacoast, seabeach, ironbound coast, loom of the land, derelict, innings, alluvium, alluvion, ancon, riverbank, river bank, levee, soil, glebe, clay, loam, marl, cledge, chalk, gravel, mold, subsoil, clod, clot, rock, crag, acres, real estate, landsman, earthy, continental, midland, coastal, littoral, riparian, alluvial, terrene, landed, predial, territorial, geophilous, ripicolous, ashore, on shore, on land.


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