HyperDic: peninsula

English > 1 sense of the word peninsula:
NOUNobjectpeninsulaa large mass of land projecting into a body of water
peninsula > pronunciation
Soundspahnih'nsahlah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > peninsula: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA large mass of land projecting into a body of water.
InstancesAlaska PeninsulaA peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
Antarctic Peninsula, Palmer PeninsulaA large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America
Arabian Peninsula, ArabiaA peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
Asia Minor, AnatoliaA peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Balkan Peninsula, BalkansA large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
Cape AnnA Massachusetts peninsula to the north of Boston extending into the Atlantic Ocean
Cape CodA Massachusetts peninsula to the south of Boston extending into the Atlantic
Cape York PeninsulaA peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea
Chukchi Peninsulapeninsula of northeastern Siberia across the Bering Strait from northwestern Alaska
CrimeaA Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Eyre PeninsulaA peninsula of southern Australia
Iberian Peninsula, IberiaA peninsula in southwestern Europe
Indochina, Indochinese peninsulaA peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
Italian PeninsulaA boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe extending into the Mediterranean Sea
Jutland, Jyllandpeninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany
Kamchatka PeninsulaA peninsula in eastern Siberia
Kola PeninsulaA peninsula in northwestern Russia projecting eastward between the Barents Sea and the White Sea
Korea, Korean Peninsula, Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-GookAn Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan
Labrador-Ungava Peninsula, Labrador PeninsulaA peninsular region of eastern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea
Liaodong Peninsula, Liaodong BandaoA peninsula in northeastern China that extends into the Yellow Sea, between Bo Hai and Korea Bay
Lower California, Baja CaliforniaA mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
Lower PeninsulaThe part of northern Michigan between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron
Malay PeninsulaA peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar
Nova ScotiaA peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
Peloponnese, Peloponnesus, Peloponnesian PeninsulaThe southern peninsula of Greece
Qatar, Qatar Peninsula, Katar, Katar PeninsulaA peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf
Scandinavia, Scandinavian PeninsulaThe peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
Seward PeninsulaA peninsula in western Alaska that projects westward into the Bering Sea just below the Arctic Circle
Sinai, Sinai PeninsulaA peninsula in northeastern Egypt
Somali peninsula, Horn of AfricaA peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia
Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyr PeninsulaA peninsula in northern Siberia
Upper PeninsulaThe peninsula between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that forms the northwestern part of Michigan
Yucatan, Yucatan PeninsulaA peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea
Broaderland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Spanishpeninsula, península
Catalanpenínsula
Adjectivespeninsularof or forming or resembling a peninsula

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