- Spain and Portugal together; Iberian Peninsula; Iberia.
- a district in SE Virginia between the York and James rivers: Civil War battles.
Origin of peninsula
Related formspen·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
Examples from the Web for peninsular
Andhra Pradesh, stretching from central to peninsular India, is larger than New Zealand.
Wellington's peninsular campaigns and Napoleon's fall changed the face of affairs in Spain.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)|Thomas C. Dawson
McClellan's Peninsular route had resulted still more fatally.
It consists of a peninsular portion called Jutland, and an extensive archipelago lying east of it.
This was dangerous in the face of the enemy (cf. the Peninsular War), and it was also uneconomical.
The other is situated in a bay on a spot of a peninsular form contiguous to Attica.
British Dictionary definitions for peninsular (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for peninsular (2 of 2)
Derived Formspeninsular, adjective
Word Origin for peninsula
Science definitions for peninsular
Culture definitions for peninsular
A body of land enclosed on three sides by water, jutting out from a larger body of land.