[ker-sawn; Russian khyir-sawn]
- a port in S Ukraine, on the Dnieper River, on the Black Sea.
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Examples from the Web for kherson
Their first move will likely be a quick drive through Zaporizhia and Kherson toward… Crimea.Ravenous Russia? Thirsty Crimea.
Oleg Shynkarenko, Will Cathcart
May 4, 2014
A legend from the Kherson Government accounts for it as follows.Russian Fairy Tales
W. R. S. Ralston
A scuffle in a tavern at Elisabethgrad in Kherson sufficed to ignite this combustible material.
At Kaidack the emperor Joseph met the empress, having reached Kherson in advance and gone north to anticipate her coming.Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)
Returning to Russia in 1779 he founded the city of Kherson in the Ukraine, of which he was appointed a governor.
He was born in Kherson, a province bordering on the Black Sea, about forty-five years ago.
- a port in S Ukraine on the Dnieper River near the Black Sea: shipyards. Pop: 320 000 (2005 est)