Complete Definition of "peninsula"

English
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Etymology
From L. paene, almost, and insula, island.

Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. geography A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.

Translations
trans-top|a piece of land projecting into water
Arabic: Arab|شب٠جزÙرة|Ø´ÙبÙÙ٠جÙزÙÙرÙØ©Ù IPAchar|(šíbhu jazÄ«ratin) m
Bosnian: poluostrvo n, poluotok m
Chinese: åå² (bàndÇo)
Croatian: poluotok m
Czech: poloostrov m
Dutch: schiereiland n
Estonian: poolsaar
Finnish: niemimaa
French: péninsule f
Frisian: skiereilân n
Genoese: penisoa f
German: Halbinsel f
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Hungarian: félsziget
Italian: penisola f
Japanese: å島 (ã¯ãã¨ã, hantÅ)
Korean: ë°ë (bando)
Portuguese: península f
Russian: полÑоÑÑÑов (poluóstrov) m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: полÑоÑÑÑво n, полÑоÑок m
:Roman: poluostrvo n, poluotok m
Slovene: polotok m
Spanish: península f
Swedish: halvö c
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Revision and Credits for"peninsula"
  • 2007-12-04 22:32 - Cynewulf - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/24.236.33.215|24.236.33.215]] ([[User_talk:24.236.33.215|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Stephen G. Brown|Stephen G. Brown]]

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