Chersonesus is an alternative form of chersonese.
As nouns the difference between chersonesus and chersonese
is that chersonesus
is (geography) while chersonese
is (geography|uncommon) a peninsula
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* Chersonesus Taurica, Chersonesus Scythia (Crimea)
* Chersonesus Thracica (Gallipoli)
* Chersonesus Aurea (Malay)
* Chersonesus Cimbrica (Jutland)
** chersonesus (Latin form)
** chersonesos (with Greek ending)
** chersoness (obsolete)
** chersonesse (obsolete)
** khersonesos (with Greek ending)
** khersonesus (with Latin ending)
(geography, uncommon) A peninsula.
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.
* Thracian Chersonese (Gallipoli)