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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