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peninsula
used in Moby Dick

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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
  • The long and narrow peninsula of Malacca, extending south-eastward from the territories of Birmah, forms the most southerly point of all Asia.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (44% in)
  • In a continuous line from that peninsula stretch the long islands of Sumatra, Java, Bally, and Timor; which, with many others, form a vast mole, or rampart, lengthwise connecting Asia with Australia, and dividing the long unbroken Indian ocean from the thickly studded oriental archipelagoes.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (45% in)

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