chersonese

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cher·so·nese

 (kûr′sə-nēz′, -nēs′)
n.
A peninsula.

[Latin chersonēsus, from Greek khersonēsos : khersos, dry land + nēsos, island; see snā- in Indo-European roots.]

chersonese

(ˈkɜːsəˌniːs)
n
(Physical Geography)
a. a poetic or rhetorical word for peninsula
b. (capital when part of a name): Thracian Chersonese.
[C17: from Latin, from Greek khersonēsos, from khersos dry (land) + nēsos island]
References in classic literature ?
In old Greece, in old Rome, he flourish in Germany all over, in France, in India, even in the Chermosese, and in China, so far from us in all ways, there even is he, and the peoples for him at this day.