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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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The temperature will be 0-2C at night, +5-8C in the afternoon in Absheron peninsula, 0-2C at night, +5-7C in the afternoon in Baku, the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry reported.
Wang Yi said that Chinas stance on the Korean Peninsula issue is consistent, clear and will never change, which is to realize the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and safeguard the peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.
15 March 2017 - US-based packaging company Sonoco (NYSE: SON) has completed the acquisition of US-based thermoformed packaging producer Peninsula Packaging Co, the company said.
So unobtrusive,' he would tell us several times about the Peninsula staff service which, to him, was and still is unmatched.
The Upper Peninsula and Lower Peninsula are joined by the Keweenaw, the Leelanau, the Garden, and the Old Mission.
Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC) (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, has announced the completion of the merger of Peninsula Financial Corporation (Peninsula), the holding company for Peninsula Bank, with and into Mackinac, with Mackinac as the surviving corporation.
Academics who convened last week at a panel discussion titled "What is Happening on the Historical Peninsula" at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts (MSGSE[pounds sterling]) were in almost unanimous agreement in the belief that the historical peninsula is in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth.
Pyongyang, June 16 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday proposed high-level talks with the United States "to defuse tension and realize regional peace and security on the Korean Peninsula," the official KCNA News agency reported.
16 (BNA)-- National Guard Staff Director Major General Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa and Peninsula Shield Force Commander Major General Motlaq bin Salem Al Azaima'a attended today the concluding applications of the two-day "Swords of Glory" mobilization exercise, which was carried out jointly by the National Guard units and the Peninsula Shield Force Joint Command.
is the new president and CEO of the Peninsula Regional Health System and CEO of Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.
You don't have to live on the Kenai Peninsula to fully appreciate the far-reaching implications of this simple summation of the economic impact of one of Alaska's largest industries, and one that can be solely credited for making this region what it is today.
Over the past year Indigenous organisations of Cape York Peninsula have delivered a strong message to the Queensland government over the impacts of legislation such as the Vegetation Management Act 1999 and the Wild Rivers Act 2005 on the potential for Indigenous communities to access much needed economic opportunities.

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