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English definition of “peninsula”

peninsula

noun [C] uk   /pəˈnɪn.sjʊ.lə/ us    /-sə-/
a long piece of land that sticks out from a larger area of land into the sea or into a lake: the Korean/Arabian/Florida PeninsulaPromontories and peninsulas
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