peninsula

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

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

• (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

[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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Peninsula

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

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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Peninsula

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

[disambiguation] A peninsula is a piece of land bordered by water on three sides. Peninsula may also refer to: ...
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