a peninsula in NE Australia, in N Queensland, between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea.
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How to use Cape York Peninsula in a sentence
The blacks in this part of the colony are bad enough, but on Cape York Peninsula, they are worse—daring and ferocious cannibals.Tom Gerrard | Louis Becke
Its form in the scrubs of the Cape York Peninsula is long and creeping, forming a net work of vines very formidable to progress.The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine | Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
It is the first thing of the kind ever seen on Cape York Peninsula.Tom Gerrard | Louis Becke