An elongated portion of land nearly surrounded by water and connected to a larger body of land, usually by a NECK or an ISTHMUS.
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- a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
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Land sticking out into a sea or lake that is only joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of land.
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piece of land mostly surrounded by water but not completely (so not an island)
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[ Latin peninsula
almost + insula
an island. See Isle
.] A portion of land nearly surrounded by water, and connected with a larger body by a neck, or isthmus.
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a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
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an area of land almost completely surrounded by water but connected to a larger piece of land
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• (n.) A portion of land nearly surrounded by water, and connected with a larger body by a neck, or isthmus.
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[New Zealand electorate]
Peninsula was an Otago electorate in the New Zealand Parliament from 1881 to 1893, based on the Otago Peninsula. ==Population centres== The previous electoral redistribution was undertaken in 1875 for the 1875–76 election. In the six years since, New Zealand`s European population had increased by 65%. In the 1881
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In geography, a peninsula is a tract of land almost surrounded by water.
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A peninsula (paeninsula from paene `almost` and insula `island`; also called a byland or biland) is a piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland. The surrounding water is usually understood to belong to a single, contiguous body, but is not always explicitly defined as such. A peninsula can also be a headl...
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An elongate body of land extending into a body of water.
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A peninsula is a piece of land bordered by water on three sides. Peninsula may also refer to: ...
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