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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.
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Kherson

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

(kɛrˈsɔn)

n.
a port in S Ukraine, on the Dnieper River, near the Black Sea. 361,000.
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