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From your other orators I differ in deeming any discussion irrelevant respecting the Chersonese or Byzantium.

A strong squadron of Phoenician galleys was sent against the Chersonese.

Miltiades barely escaped from the Chersonese with the loss of his son and his kingdom.

The Athenians resolved to attempt the recovery of the colony of Miltiades in the Chersonese.

This diffused such fear through the inhabitants of Sestus and the other cities of the Chersonese, as induced them to submit.

His army he transported to Madytus, a city in the Chersonese, and there joined his land and sea forces together.

“Over there, Corporal;” and he pointed to a force of men returning along the Chersonese heights.

The Chersonese abounds in bulbous plants, some of great beauty, and rare shrubs.

Its situation on the east explains why Miltiades attacked it first when he came from the Chersonese.

In the Chersonese then the Phenicians made themselves masters of all the other cities except the city of Cardia.

WORD ORIGIN

from Greek khersonesos "peninsula," from khersos "dry land" + nesos "island," which is of uncertain origin; perhaps from *na-sos, literally "that which swims," from PIE root sna- "to swim" (see natatorium).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHERSONESE

peninsula

nounprojecting mass of land
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