peninsula: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pu-nin'su-lu, -nins'yu-lu), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- an area of land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus connecting it with the mainland.
- Spain and Portugal together; Iberian Peninsula; Iberia.
- a district in SE Virginia between the York and James rivers: Civil War battles.