Chersoness vs Chersonese - What's the difference?

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Chersoness is an alternative form of chersonese.

As a noun chersonese is

(geography|uncommon) a peninsula.

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Not English

Chersoness has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'chersoness':

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Alternative forms

* ** chersonesus (Latin form) ** chersonesos (with Greek ending) ** chersoness (obsolete) ** chersonesse (obsolete) * ** khersonese ** khersonesos (with Greek ending) ** khersonesus (with Latin ending) ** khersoness


(en noun)
  • (geography, uncommon) A peninsula.
  • Usage notes

    Aside from dated, poetic, or rhetorical use, the word typically appears in English transcribing works or descriptions of classical geography: the Greek form chersonese being more common in general and generic use and the Latin form chersonesus appearing in the proper names of various famous peninsulas.

    Derived terms

    * See * Thracian Chersonese (Gallipoli)