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peninsula


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peninsula  \Pen*in"su*la\,  n.  [L.  peninsula  or  paeninsula;  paene 
  almost  +  insula  an  island.  See  {Isle}.] 
  A  portion  of  land  nearly  surrounded  by  water,  and  connected 
  with  a  larger  body  by  a  neck,  or  isthmus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  peninsula 
  n  :  a  large  mass  of  land  projecting  into  a  body  of  water 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Peninsula,  OH  (village,  FIPS  61574) 
  Location:  41.23677  N,  81.55303  W 
  Population  (1990):  562  (244  housing  units) 
  Area:  12.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  44264 




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