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peninsula meaning

EN[pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə] [ˈpɛn.ɪn.sjʊ.lə] [pəˈnɪn.sə.lə]
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  • A peninsula (Latin: paeninsula from paene "almost" and insula "island") is a piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland.
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    Definition of peninsula in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpeninsulasPLpeninsulae
    1. (geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The Armistice meetings held at Panmunjom from 1951 to 1953 resulted in the cessation of hostilities in the peninsula.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      1. en peninsular
      2. en peninsulae
      3. en peninsulas
      4. en peninsulate
      5. en peninsulates
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      Meaning of peninsula for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "peninsula" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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