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noun as in projecting mass of land

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Point Loma and Ocean Beach are on a peninsula, and the Midway area is the only way in or out.

The country’s government has committed to building a $34 billion artificial island 50 miles off the coast of the Jutland peninsula.

Increasingly the peninsula has a warmer, humid, more sub-Antarctic climate.

They’re warmer-weather penguins that are extending their range down the peninsula as it’s warming.

The peninsula lies just inland from the island chain that forms North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

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Originally it was a low-level insurgency mainly confined to the Sinai Peninsula .

KIEV, Ukraine—He took the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea with just a few shots fired.

As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.

Putin mentioned the word before, during the Crimea crises last spring before he annexed the strategic peninsula.

At present, Russia only has access to the strategic peninsula by sea or by air.

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.

An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.

The sailors had hoped they would be able to shield the Southern point of the Peninsula by interposing their ships but they can't.

As I write dead quiet reigns on the Peninsula, literally dead quiet.

Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peninsula, such as: cape, headland, neck, point, and chersonese.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.