Kherson

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian Херсо́н (Xersón), named in memory of Ancient Greek colony of Χερσόνησος (Khersónēsos). Compare Russian Херсоне́с (Xersonɛ́s, the city of Chersonesos), Old East Slavic Корсу́нь (Korsúnĭ, Chersonesos), Ukrainian Херсо́н (Xersón, Kherson).

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  • Hyphenation: Kher‧son

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Kherson

  1. A port city on the Dnieper in Ukraine, administrative centre of Kherson province.
  2. Kherson province (oblast), in southern Ukraine.

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