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peninsula
used in The Great Gatsby

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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
  • Two o'clock and the whole corner of the peninsula was blazing with light, which fell unreal on the shrubbery and made thin elongating glints upon the roadside wires.
    p. 81.2

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