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Kher·son

 (kĕr-sôn′, KHĕr-)
A city of south-central Ukraine on the Dnieper River near the Black Sea east-northeast of Odessa. It was founded in 1778 as a naval base.

Kherson

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

Kher•son

(kɛrˈsɔn)

n.
a port in S Ukraine, on the Dnieper River, near the Black Sea. 361,000.
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This is the location of ancient Khersones, where Prince Vladimir was baptised," he said.
This is the location of ancient Khersones, where Prince Vladimir was baptized the graves of Russian soldiers whose bravery brought Crimea into the Russian empire are also in Crimea," said Putin in his Crimean annexation speech.
More recent examples included the Prince William, dating from 2001, and Khersones, from 1989.
Among the main attractions are the Tall Ships in Wellington and Canning Docks, including the Lord Nelson, the Prince William, the Khersones, the Grand Turk, the Bessie Ellen and Eye Of The Wind.
Among those making an appearance at Wellington Dock this year is the sail training vessel Khersones, a three-masted full rigged windjammer from the Ukraine.