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peninsula

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Definition a large mass of land projecting into a body of water — especially if connected to the larger land mass by an isthmus
  • A heavily fortified demilitarized zone divides the Korean peninsula.
  • The Moors crossed the Mediterranean into the Iberian peninsula.
  • It was a peninsula, protected on three sides by the curving river.
    Jack London  --  Before Adam
  • The next morning, she rounded the peninsula and saw Chase in his boat, just offshore.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • But she was already in the trees, and ran a crow-route, first inland, then across the peninsula, toward her boat.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • He told her to meet him at the oak peninsula north of Point Beach at noon.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • Once she rounded the peninsula, out of sight of Jumpin's, she idled down, dug in the box, and pulled out the blouse with the lace collar.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • They chugged around a piney peninsula for several miles to Barkley Cove, where Pa tied to the deeply etched beams of the town wharf.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • A fog was lifting from an August morning in 1969 as Kya motored to a remote peninsula the locals called Cypress Cove, where she had once seen rare toadstools.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • peninsula = land projecting into a body of water
  • eight or nine tiny yellow cabins clustered on a peninsula that jutted northward into the Rainy River.
    Tim O'Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • peninsula = a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
  • Just on a hunch I went into the next bathroom, and the towel there said "Peninsula Medical Center," and I started to laugh all over again.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • ] [Footnote 668: Peninsular campaign.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Now Tommy turned sharply down to the shore, ran out a blunt peninsula, and stopped in the rear of a small shore hotel.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • We left her standing upon the thin peninsula of firm, peaty soil which tapered out into the widespread bog.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • They're clearly intending to cut off the peninsula where Cherbourg is located.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • As she reaches the narrow Hicacos peninsula, Lourdes searches for the outline of the Hotel Internacional at the far end of Varadero Beach.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Much of the Arabian peninsula: The Pitiless Waste.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • He pointed across the barranca to a group of Indian huts on a peninsula of rock jutting out across the chasm.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Galloping low with Woolf flat over his back, Seabiscuit flew into the lane, the clean peninsula of track narrowing ahead as the crowd pushed forward.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • There's a big peninsula of land below us, and my old home town, Seward, is at the bottom of the peninsula, here.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

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