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peninsula
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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a large mass of land projecting into a body of water — especially if connected to the larger land mass by an isthmus
  • A natural spring of soft and pleasant water—a rare treasure on the sea-girt peninsula where the Puritan settlement was made—had early induced Matthew Maule to build a hut, shaggy with thatch, at this point, although somewhat too remote from what was then the centre of the village.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (6% in)

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