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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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Qatar-based Katara Hospitality has launched The Peninsula Paris, which will officially open on August 1, 2014.
Scientists from the University of Washington analysed temperature data collected between 1979 and 2009 across the peninsula, and combined them with observations, satellite temperature data and modelling from Europe and NASA.
Wu, China's special representative for Korean Peninsula affairs who chairs the six-party talks on ending North Korea's nuclear ambitions, plans to hold talks with Glyn Davies, U.S.
"Peace and stability on the Korean peninsula is in the vital interests of the people of the peninsula and also of the Chinese people," Xi told President Park Geun-hye in a telephone call, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Era Alaska has offered service on the Kenai Peninsula for more than 30 years.
In fact, most of the copper mined from the Swansea valley, and the Lleyn peninsula, was taken to Rome.
- High quality concentrate averaging 69.85% Fe is produced from the third consignment of Yampi Member composites from the Hardstaff Peninsula.
They will join their GCC Peninsula Shield counterparts already deployed to maintain order and security in Bahrain.
The Philippine government will temporarily halt sending workers to Korea amidst increasing tensions in the North Asian peninsula.
Peninsula is the UK's largest employment law and health and safety consultancy, providing advice to more than 25,000 employers.
Taipei, May 31, 2010 (CENS) -- Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), Taiwan's largest petrochemical conglomerate, is evaluating the feasibility of investing in Gulei Peninsula, Fujian Province, China.
Peggy Naleppa, R.N., is the new president and CEO of the Peninsula Regional Health System and CEO of Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

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