peninsula

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See also: península and peninsulă

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Borrowed from Latin paenīnsula, from paene (almost), and īnsula (island).

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peninsula (plural peninsulas or peninsulae)

  1. (geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
    Synonyms: byland, cape, chersonese, half-island, headland, ness

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pēnīnsula f (genitive pēnīnsulae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of paenīnsula ("peninsula").

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae
Genitive pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulārum
Dative pēnīnsulae pēnīnsulīs
Accusative pēnīnsulam pēnīnsulās
Ablative pēnīnsulā pēnīnsulīs
Vocative pēnīnsula pēnīnsulae

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peninsula (plural peninsulae)

  1. A peninsula.