geographical name city & port S Ukraine on the Dnieper near its mouth population 365,000

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  • Kherson — Херсон …   Wikipédia en Français

  • KHERSON — KHERSON, city in Nikolayev district, Ukraine. The town was founded in 1778 and Jews began to settle there a few years later. In 1799 there were 39 Jewish merchants in Kherson and 180 Jewish townsmen. A Jewish hospital was built in 1827. Like… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kherson — Kherson, so v.w. Cherson …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kherson — ville d Ukraine, près de l embouchure du Dniepr; ch. l. de la prov. du m. nom; 352 000 hab. Port et centre industriel …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kherson — [ker sôn′] port in S Ukraine, on the Dnepr near its mouth: pop. 365,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Kherson — Infobox Settlement English name = Cherson official name = Kherson native name = Херсон nickname = imagesize = image caption = image shield =Kherson1995 city coa.gif nickname = motto = mapsize = 250px map caption = Map of Ukraine with Kherson… …   Wikipedia

  • Kherson — Cherson (Херсон) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kherson — noun a) A port city on the Dnieper in Ukraine, administrative centre of Kherson province. b) Kherson province (oblast), in southern Ukraine. Syn: Kherson Oblast …   Wiktionary

  • Kherson — Original name in latin Kherson Name in other language Cherson, Chersona, Chersonas, Cherso Gorad Kherson, H erson, Herson, Hersono, Herszon, H’erson, Jerson, Jersn, KHE, Kherson, Xerson, he er song, heleuson, heruson, hrswn, khersana, khersoni,… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Kherson — /ker sawn /; Russ. /khyirdd sawn /, n. a port in S Ukraine, on the Dnieper River, on the Black Sea. 340,000. * * * ▪ Ukraine also spelled  Cherson        city, southern Ukraine. It lies on the right (west) bank of the lower Dnieper River about 15 …   Universalium

  • KHERSON —    (62), on the Dnieper, 19 m. from the sea and 60 m. E. of Odessa; capital of the Russian government of Kherson; has been surpassed in importance by Odessa; its trade is in timber, and industries are soap making, brewing, and wool cleansing …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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