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peninsula

a narrow strip of land projecting into a sea or lake from the mainland

Peninsula

 

a body of land surrounded on three sides by water, with the fourth side connected to a continent or island. In most cases peninsulas are geologically part of a continent.

peninsula

[pə′nin·sə·lə]
(geography)
A body of land extending into water from the mainland, sometimes almost entirely separated from the mainland except for an isthmus.
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Japan will be represented by regions such as the village of Kamoenai in Hokkaido's Shakotan Peninsula, according to the agency.
CHICAGO -- CopperCom today announced a multi-switch deployment of its Converged Switching eXchange (CSX(R)) next-generation switch at Upper Peninsula Telephone, based in Carney, MI.
We are impressed by the flexibility of its switching platform, and specifically, the CSX's host-remote capability," said Calvin Matthews, vice president, Upper Peninsula Telephone.
The multi-switch CSX order caps and will ultimately replace the current legacy switching platform at Upper Peninsula Telephone.
The commitment by Lynch Interactive and Upper Peninsula Telephone is a milestone for CopperCom," said Mike Myers, president and chief executive officer, CopperCom.
I've been immensely proud over the years to have welcomed some of the most amazing artists from all over the world--and right here at home--in engaging concert events for the Peninsula community, and I'm looking forward to continuing that tradition for many years to come.
The Peninsula Symphony has had only two musical directors in its entire history, and with the arrival of Klein in the 1985-86 season, the Peninsula Symphony grew from a grassroots ensemble to a polished 100-plus member orchestra of well-trained community musicians, performing for over 10,000 people annually, with acclaimed performances at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center, the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, and the Flint Center in Cupertino.
Says Peninsula Symphony Board Chair Dick Bennett: "Our Maestro has been described as a 'conductor with an infectious exuberance, one that transfers to the performers and the audience.
The next Peninsula Symphony concerts are Flamenco with Angel Romero this Friday, January 16 at the Fox Theater in Redwood City and Saturday, January 17 at the Flint Center in Cupertino.
For more information on the Peninsula Symphony, please visit www.