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“peninsula” in British English

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peninsulanoun [ C ]

uk /pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə/ us /pəˈnɪn.sə.lə/

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 Peninsula

(Definition of “peninsula” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“peninsula” in American English

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peninsulanoun [ C ]

us /pəˈnɪn·sə·lə/

an area of land mostly surrounded by water but connected to a larger piece of land:

the Monterey Peninsula

(Definition of “peninsula” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)