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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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We consider the South West Peninsular of Trinidad to be a major medium term investment opportunity, especially the deep targets which have so far not been adequately explored, said Chief executive Neil Ritson.
Peninsular bighorn have inhabited the northern Santa Rosa Mountains (NSRM) along the south rim of the Coachella Valley for thousands of years.
This is the first time that any mayfly belonging to the genus Labiobaetis has been collected in peninsular India.
The rating reflects TNB's strategic position and its near-monopoly on the transmission and distribution of electricity across Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah.
Now working at Pyle and Kenfig after leaving Ridgeway, the 30-year-old former Machynys Peninsular player retained his second round lead to win the South Wales Festival.
The continual absorption of peninsulars into creole society muddied the tidy distinction between creole and peninsular.
The Telok development will help meet increasing demand for natural gas in peninsular Malaysia;' said Nell W.
In Peninsular Malaysia (there are no Orang Asli in two states in Peninsular Malaysia i.
But we honestly believe that the considerable reduction in the number of cars driving on to the peninsular, which is already evident in the first week of the toll, will go a long way towards easing road safety concerns.
The number of vehicles driving on to Durham's historic peninsular since a pounds 2 toll was brought in last Monday has fallen from 2,000 per day to 800.
Malaysia is a country split in two across the South China Sea and both Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo support large elephant populations.

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