[ koh-luh; kaw-luh ]
/ ˈkoʊ lə; ˈkɔ lə /
Also called Kola Peninsula. a peninsula in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, between the White and Barents seas.
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British Dictionary definitions for kola peninsula (1 of 2)
/ (ˈkəʊlə) /
a peninsula in NW Russia, between the Barents and White Seas: forms most of the Murmansk region. Area: about 130 000 sq km (50 000 sq miles)
British Dictionary definitions for kola peninsula (2 of 2)
/ (ˈkəʊlə) /
a variant spelling of cola 1
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Word Origin and History for kola peninsula
"the cola nut," 1830, variant of cola (q.v.).
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