Peninsula

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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peninsula

[n] - a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
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peninsula

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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peninsula

piece of land mostly surrounded by water but not completely (so not an island)
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Peninsula

Pen·in'su·la noun [ Latin peninsula or paeninsula ; paene 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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peninsula

noun a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
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peninsula

an area of land almost completely surrounded by water but connected to a larger piece of land
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Peninsula

• (n.) A portion of land nearly surrounded by water, and connected with a larger body by a neck, or isthmus.
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Peninsula

A peninsula (paenīnsula, "paene-": almost + "īnsula": island; also called a byland or biland) is a piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland. In many Germanic and Celtic languages and also in Baltic, Slavic, Hungarian and Chinese, peninsulas are called "half-islands". A peninsula can also be a headlan...
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Peninsula

In geography, a peninsula is a tract of land almost surrounded by water.
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Peninsula

[New Zealand electorate] Peninsula was an Otago electorate in the New Zealand Parliament from 1881 to 1893, based on the Otago Peninsula. The 3 Members of Parliament for the seat were James Seaton from 1881 to 1882, William Larnach from 1883 to 1890, and William Earnshaw from 1890 to 1893. ...
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Peninsula

An elongate body of land extending into a body of water.
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