Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, resembling, or connected with a peninsula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a peninsula

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a peninsula; in the form of or resembling a peninsula.
  • [= Pg. peninsular.] Inhabiting a peninsula or the Peninsula: as, the peninsular peasantry.
  • Carried on in a peninsula. See the phrases.
  • n. A soldier who fought in the Peninsular war.
  • n. An inhabitant of a peninsula.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or forming or resembling a peninsula

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A Sumatran rhino was captured by a camera trap in peninsular Malaysia, the first time in more than a decade.

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  • I didn't have these things as a girl, and I don't know these words either in peninsular Spanish or Mexican Spanish. hermano

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  • If so, we could have two types of climate ghettos: one receding inland, forming ocean-filled valleys, and one jutting out to meet the coming sea, peninsular -- in other words, the English fjords.

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  • In one of the British wars called the peninsular war, two horses, who had long been associated together, assisting in dragging the same piece of artillery, became so much attached to each other as to be inseparable companions.

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  • Basic concept of uSundo, an Online version of Kouksundo Korea Newswire November 16, 2011 -- uSundo has been developed and practiced by Koreans for 9,700 years where they lived in Korean peninsular, Manchuria and east China, to survive from cold weather and dangerous beasts.

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  • Sandwiched between the Adriatic and Black Seas, the peninsular is a hodgepodge mix of religions, peoples and cultures.

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  • But the party hopes that the formation of the new National Integration Council with senior leaders from the state and also from the peninsular will be a more permanent solution to help improve ties with the two East Malaysian states.

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  • I speak Spanish with an accent (not American accent) and "peninsular" vocabulary (Spain), and it confuses people because I look 100% gringa.

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  • The peninsular which is part of the Port St Francis development was officially announced as South African property and the entirely man-made island now contains some of the country's prime real estate with luxurious island villas in the R2m to R3m price range.

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  • Spaniard - it will be said - although the only thing Spanish about it is its having been written by a 'peninsular' resident in

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