from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality, character, or conditions inherent in a peninsula.
- n. The state of inhabiting a peninsula, or of being native of a peninsula.
- n. Hence Provincialism; persistence in antiquated or narrowly local methods, notions, or prejudices; narrowness of mind. Compare insularism.
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Hellas and even the Peloponnesus have had their peninsularity impaired and their race mixed, owing to the predominant continental section to the north.
But its encompassment by the sea, its peninsularity, is the dominating difference between the Seward Peninsula and the interior, and does indeed make a different country of it altogether.