[ker-sawn; Russian khyir-sawn]


a port in S Ukraine, on the Dnieper River, on the Black Sea. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of kherson

  • Their first move will likely be a quick drive through Zaporizhia and Kherson toward… Crimea.

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    Ravenous Russia? Thirsty Crimea.

    Oleg Shynkarenko, Will Cathcart

    May 4, 2014

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British Dictionary definitions for kherson



a port in S Ukraine on the Dnieper River near the Black Sea: shipyards. Pop: 320 000 (2005 est)
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