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Main Entry: penĚinĚsuĚla
Pronunciation: pschwa-primarystressnin(t)-s(schwa-)lschwa, -primarystressnin-chschwa-lschwa
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin paeninsula "peninsula," from paene- "almost" and insula "island" --related to INSULATE, ISLE, ISOLATE
: a piece of land nearly surrounded by water or sticking out into the water
- penĚinĚsuĚlar /-s(schwa-)lschwar, -chschwa-lschwar/ adjective

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