from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peninsula of eastern Russia between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea. It was first explored in the 18th century.
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- proper n. A long peninsula in the Russian Far East, lying between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk.
From Russian Камчатка. (Wiktionary)