- Spain and Portugal together; Iberian Peninsula; Iberia.
- a district in SE Virginia between the York and James rivers: Civil War battles.
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Origin of peninsula
OTHER WORDS FROM peninsulapen·in·su·lar, adjectivepen·in·su·lar·ism, pen·in·su·lar·i·ty [puh-nin-suh-lar-i-tee, -nins-yuh-], /pəˌnɪn səˈlær ɪ ti, -ˌnɪns yə-/, nountrans·pen·in·su·lar, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for peninsula
The gifts they bore–gold, frankincense and myrrh–hint at Arabia, since unrelated Bible stories describe camel trains of similar tribute emanating from Sheba and Midian, both on that peninsula.
This 90-acre park is on the peninsula on the north side of the marina.Berkeley: A City That Fights for the Rights of All|LGBTQ-Editor|November 20, 2020|No Straight News
In Guanacaste and the Nicoya peninsula, communities of Chorotega, the southernmost descendants of the Maya, still grow and process corn much in the same way they have for thousands of years.Everything You Need to Know About Costa Rican Food|Nicholas Gill|November 11, 2020|Eater
Andhra Pradesh, stretching from central to peninsular India, is larger than New Zealand.
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The price of salt at one period of the long Peninsular war rose to £30 per ton, being retailed in Birmingham at 4l.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The failure of the Peninsular campaigns, the terrible disasters in 1862, crushed and bruised men's spirits.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Before the middle of August, 1808, the Peninsular war was raging and the laurels were England's.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
No such decided improvements took place in the other peninsular kingdoms.The Scandinavian Element in the United States|Kendric Charles Babcock
British Dictionary definitions for peninsula (1 of 2)
Derived forms of peninsulapeninsular, adjective
Word Origin for peninsula
usage for peninsula
British Dictionary definitions for peninsula (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for peninsula
Cultural definitions for peninsula
A body of land enclosed on three sides by water, jutting out from a larger body of land.