PENINSULA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PENINSULA
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peninsula
 n.  a piece of land almost completely surrounded by water but joined to a larger mass of land
Example Sentence:
1  The ferocity of these outbreaks across the Eyre peninsula has taken the most hardened fire fighters by surprise.
2  The operation to seize the base — one of the Ukrainian military's last strongholds on the peninsula — was larger and more dramatic than at other installations where Ukrainian forces have capitulated steadily in recent days as Russia declared its formal annexation of the region.
3  It is difficult to imagine how the North and South could ever agree on a formula to unify the divided peninsula.
Classic Sentence:
1  Two o'clock and the whole corner of the peninsula was blazing with light which fell unreal on the shrubbery and made thin elongating glints upon the roadside wires.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  On the outskirts of the town, within the verge of the peninsula, but not in close vicinity to any other habitation, there was a small thatched cottage.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
3  The long and narrow peninsula of Malacca, extending south-eastward from the territories of Birmah, forms the most southerly point of all Asia.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
4  We left her standing upon the thin peninsula of firm, peaty soil which tapered out into the widespread bog.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles