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Chortitza (Khortitsa, Chortitz), a tributary of the Dnieper River (Ukraine), on which the Mennonites settled in 1789 naming the first village after the stream. The village of Chortitza developed into a most significant center, so that the whole district became known as the Chortitza settlement.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1953


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Chortitza River." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 30 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Chortitza_River&oldid=86703.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1953). Chortitza River. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Chortitza_River&oldid=86703.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 567. All rights reserved.


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