island vs peninsula

island peninsula

Definitions

  • 1) A superstructure on an aircraft carrier's deck
  • 2) An entity surrounded by other entities that are very different from itself.
  • 3) UK A traffic island.
  • 4) A contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water.
  • 5) A raised curbed area, often used to delineate rows of parking spaces or lanes of traffic.
  • 6) A landmass, especially one smaller than a continent, entirely surrounded by water.
  • 7) An unattached kitchen counter providing easy access from all sides.
  • 8) The superstructure of a ship, especially an aircraft carrier.
  • 9) Something resembling an island, especially in being isolated or surrounded, as.
  • 10) Anatomy A cluster of cells differing in structure or function from the cells constituting the surrounding tissue.
  • 11) (Myth.) islands supposed to lie in the Western Ocean, where the favorites of the gods are conveyed at death, and dwell in everlasting joy.
  • 12) A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a continent. Cf. Continent.
  • 13) (Zoöl.) See Isle, n., 2.
  • 14) Anything regarded as resembling an island.
  • 15) a zone or area resembling an island
  • 16) a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • 17) In anatomy, any circumscribed portion of tissue or aggregation of cells differing in structure from the surrounding parts.
  • 18) Something resembling an island: as, an island of floating ice.
  • 19) A tract of land surrounded by water, whether of the sea, a river, or a lake: in contradistinction to mainland or continent.
  • 20) A meringue of white of egg and sugar floating in divisions upon soft custard.
  • 21) A hill rising out of low ground or swampy land, a small clump of woodland in a prairie, or the like.
  • 22) transitive To surround with water; make into an island
  • 23) transitive To set, dot (as if) with islands
  • 24) transitive To isolate
  • 25) Isolated;separate.
  • 26) To cause to become or appear like an island; insulate.
  • 27) See Iceland, Iceland dog.
  • 28) Isolated; separate.
  • 29) To dot as with islands.
  • 30) Todotaswithislands.
  • 31) To make into or as if into an island; insulate.
  • 32) To cause to become or to resemble an island; to make an island or islands of; to isle.
  • 33) To furnish with an island or with islands.

Definitions

  • 1) geography A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
  • 2) A piece of land that juts out from a larger land mass and is mostly surrounded by water.
  • 3) A portion of land nearly surrounded by water, and connected with a larger body by a neck, or isthmus.
  • 4) a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
  • 5) A piece of land almost surrounded by water, and connected with the mainland by a neck or isthmus. The Peninsula is often used absolutely for Spain and Portugal.

Examples

  • 1) It’s a beautiful part of the island but has not been sampled well over time.
  • 2) It is highly unlikely that the island will become habitable for overnight tourists in the near future.
  • 3) Hell is deserted islands and bullies.
  • 4) The terrified pair cancelled a planned yachting trip round the Greek islands.
  • 5) We live on a small island, after all.
  • 6) The rest of the cruise continued to tick off fabulous Greek islands.
  • 7) I held the view that desert islands were potentially hazardous places.
  • 8) I was thinking of a resort on one of the smaller Caribbean islands.
  • 9) I had to stay on the island for three days until there was a direct flight back to London.
  • 10) Here's a fabulous little inn at a cracking price on one of our favourite Caribbean islands.
  • 11) When does an island become a continent?
  • 12) The blast caused a landslide that collapsed the western part of the island.
  • 13) The island is a place where residents leave their cars and homes unlocked.
  • 14) The voyage ended with a huge party on a small island.
  • 15) What are your five desert island staples?
  • 16) We stayed overnight in port so there was time to see the islands on day two.
  • 17) No place on the island was safe.
  • 18) Such islands have become a symbol to nationalists in the countries involved.
  • 19) They come without baggage to interrupt the daydream of a desert island.
  • 20) These days the island is encouraging a richer crowd.
  • 21) Here we discover why the idyllic islands are perfect places to live for these creatures.
  • 22) Designers on this small island of ours are at the top of their game and envied and admired throughout the world.
  • 23) She had booked a hotel and flight to a Greek island.
  • 24) To which group of islands does Lanzarote belong?
  • 25) And he owned property on a Greek island.
  • 26) What is this purportedly critical part of the island nation's tale?
  • 27) This eastern part of the island is known as Avalon.
  • 28) A local conflict in a small group of islands a long way away about which we knew very little.
  • 29) They formed a big queue at security but made it to their huge villa in the Canary island and yesterday soaked up the sun.
  • 30) Spend your summer holiday relaxing on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados.
  • 31) But with the finish line on the Caribbean island of Antigua in sight yesterday they ran aground.
  • 32) What's wrong with wanting to buy a small Greek island?
  • 33) When the island becomes toxic and carnivorous, Pi is forced to flee.
  • 34) One of his favourite anecdotes was about the summer in the 1970s when he was holidaying on a Caribbean island.
  • 35) Abyssinian coast, and anchored at night three leagues short of it, under an island which we named _Crab island_, owing to the great abundance of crabs we found there.
  • 36) Ethiopia, [Southern Africa,] close adjoining to which is a small island, called _Conie island_, [Dassen island] all low land, and bordered by many dangerous rocks to seawards.
  • 37) He has come to the title island, the home to a hospital for the criminally insane that sits in the midst of Boston Harbor, because a violent patient who murdered her own children has disappeared from her cell.
  • 38) On an island like this, I use the term island because it is only accessible by boat and cut off from the main world, time is not a valuable commodity.
  • 39) Moving ones gear onto and off of the island is a royal pain in the butt, however one is paid off in beautiful scenery and good hunting.
  • 40) The story of how the Losties ended up working for Dharma was interesting, as was the revelation that whatever caused the problems with pregnant women on the island is a fairly recent phenomenon, at least post 1977.
  • 41) Sadly, the island is apparently full of chocolate tea haters, from the national chain grocery stores all the way to the speciality tea store.
  • 42) Joining the Irishmen on the island is another group of clichés.
  • 43) But at least, Penangites know for sure that their island is an international industrial town.
  • 44) ‘The water which surrounds the island is a rich fishing ground for tuna and mackerel.’
  • 45) ‘The world's smallest lizard has been discovered on a tiny Caribbean island off the coast of the Dominican Republic.’
  • 46) ‘The tiny uninhabited island is in the Sea of Japan halfway between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.’
  • 47) ‘No one can ever be really available on our imaginary Pacific desert island mentioned earlier.’
  • 48) ‘Delegates from around 190 nations began the session Monday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.’
  • 49) ‘Some small uninhabited Pacific islands that have existed for centuries have disappeared.’
  • 50) ‘A passenger jet crashes on a deserted Pacific island.’
  • 51) ‘The game still starts off with you escorting an inquisitive journalist to a remote tropical island.’
  • 52) ‘The first Europeans to visit these uninhabited islands thought they were bewitched.’
  • 53) ‘She longed to visit the island in the middle.’
  • 54) ‘A princess visits an island inhabited by two tribes.’
  • 55) ‘In Bangladesh, coastal areas and some offshore islands have been severely affected by floods as well as violent storms.’
  • 56) ‘Forced transmigration programs involved moving people from the densely populated island of Java to the eastern provinces.’
  • 57) ‘Their latest stop was on the beautiful holiday island of Phi Phi in Thailand.’
  • 58) ‘Today's birds descend from a generalist ancestral finch that invaded the islands from mainland Ecuador.’
  • 59) ‘The Keys are a group of coral islands stretching 100 miles from the tip of mainland Florida.’
  • 60) ‘Soviet troops seized the islands at the end of the war.’
  • 61) ‘Together with the slightly more mountainous Antigua, they make up the island nation.’
  • 62) ‘Cuba is an island nation located on the northern rim of the Caribbean Sea.’
  • 63) ‘A tiny speck in the Sulu Sea offers a little known island paradise.’
  • 64) ‘Most of the tables are outside in the garden, on separate isolated islands surrounded by flourishing plants that are apparently well taken care of.’
  • 65) ‘He said the true meaning of civilisation and globalisation meant the adoption of the local culture and to blend with the local culture and not to make an isolated island of cultures.’
  • 66) ‘Cambridge is very much an isolated island of student life outside UW.’
  • 67) ‘The castle was an isolated island which did not need the outside world.’
  • 68) ‘In 1393, Great Turnovo - the capital of Bulgaria remained as an isolated island in the ocean of Turkish possessions.’
  • 69) ‘Marketing, sales and service continue to work as separate entities, each with their own isolated islands of customer information.’
  • 70) ‘They make the Web a web rather than a series of isolated islands.’
  • 71) ‘The designers built the seating areas in tiers to create isolated islands suited to parties of different sizes.’
  • 72) ‘One would think that France was an isolated island on a completely different planet.’
  • 73) ‘But if the Tories are really serious about power they must win back seats like Cambridge, an island of Liberal Democrat yellow in a surrounding sea of East Anglian blue.’
  • 74) ‘Amid the chaos in the island of Manhattan, it seems like most urbanites tend to isolate themselves into islands of their own.’
  • 75) ‘Like many other units, this particular park offers an island of serenity and beauty in a region struggling to define its future.’
  • 76) ‘The Western system functions by allowing small islands of dissent in an overwhelming sea of conformist propaganda.’
  • 77) ‘For example, a head line with several islands indicates someone who is uncertain and has difficulty in communicating their ideas.’
  • 78) ‘There is ample land available at the eastern end to cater for a proper island and traffic calming zone.’
  • 79) ‘They have put traffic calming islands in the road, but lorries just swerve round them like juggernauts.’
  • 80) ‘I'm not talking about speed cameras, but traffic lights, pedestrian islands etc.’
  • 81) ‘He lurches the car across the traffic island and accelerates toward the oncoming traffic.’
  • 82) ‘There are about 37 traffic islands and numerous medians in that part of the city.’
  • 83) ‘Ovens are built into the kitchen side of the island so they can't be seen from the rest of the room.’
  • 84) ‘She flipped it open once again as she seated herself on a stool next to the island in the kitchen.’
  • 85) ‘Beyond this, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor units, a centre island, recessed lighting and tiled worktops.’
  • 86) ‘Typical appliances rested on a long line of marble counters surrounding an island in the middle of the room.’
  • 87) ‘There was a sparkling clean kitchen, with a black island in the middle.’
  • 88) ‘Stromal retraction between tumor islands and dermal connective tissue was observed in 12 cases.’
  • 89) ‘It is not known how the cholesterol and fatty acids enter the cells of lipid islands.’
  • 90) ‘The cell islands were further demarcated from the surrounding stroma by reticulin condensation around groups of cells.’
  • 91) ‘Two cases had occasional islands of pancreatic acini and islets of Langerhans.’
  • 92) ‘They are composed of islands, large nests, or sheets of tumor cells forming ductules, which are lined by cuboidal to columnar epithelium.’

Examples

  • 1) In less than a decade it had conquered almost the entire peninsula.
  • 2) Now it came home on the Italian peninsula.
  • 3) He secured the backing of powerful patrons and was soon in demand throughout the Italian peninsula.
  • 4) The postwar partition of the Korean peninsula has been the scene of scarcely conceivable humanitarian catastrophe.
  • 5) For this rugged land of remote mountains and grinding poverty on the Arabian peninsula has long been seen as a potential terror haven.
  • 6) After centuries of isolation, the Arabian peninsula was suddenly connected to the outside world.
  • 7) Throughout the history of western culture, the art of the Italian peninsula looms large.
  • 8) The Germans by then had established a strong defensive line across the Italian peninsula.
  • 9) The two Pacific giants remain at odds on many security issues but both want to avoid a crisis on the Korean peninsula.
  • 10) It is said that the first mobile phone network in the Arabian peninsula was for the exclusive use of the Saudi royal family.
  • 11) The use of bangers and fireworks to welcome in the new year being suspended by more than 850 towns and cities on the Italian peninsula.
  • 12) Johnson is author of "Barns of Old Mission peninsula and Their Stories," which earned a 2006 Merit Award from the Historical Society of Michigan for its photos and stories about 104 old barns on the peninsula.
  • 13) Perhaps the North Korean peninsula is an example, but otherwise it’s much smaller than in recent history.
  • 14) The topography of the entire Yucatan peninsula is essentially flat with elevation variations of less than 500 feet thereby providing no scenic mountainside retirement communities.
  • 15) The erosion around the Redcliffe side of the peninsula is pretty FKN scary since the summer storms went through.
  • 16) The peninsula is a Mexican jewel that is easily enjoyed by anyone with an RV or a tent and a sense of adventure.
  • 17) That peninsula is Couch Park and on the west end of the property is the Metropolitan Learning Center, a PPS school, that has a pool run by the Parks Bureau in the basement.
  • 18) Denmark, or at least the Jutland peninsula, is attached to Europe at another point.
  • 19) The word peninsula is derived from the Latin “paeninsula”.
  • 20) ‘The island's 3,700 acres of tropical rainforest are a biological reserve that also includes five surrounding peninsulas on the Panama mainland.’
  • 21) ‘In mid-winter, the warm water around the Southwest peninsula seems to give them most lightning.’
  • 22) ‘Just before we descend to the car park, I look out at the bay and a long peninsula of land pointing towards the East.’
  • 23) ‘For the same reasons sanctuaries were sited at the tip of capes or peninsulas or on an island close to the mainland.’
  • 24) ‘Now linked to the mainland by bridge, Skye consists of a series of peninsulas, each with its own sea loch, flanked by spectacular cliffs and little bays, many of which have their own white sandy beaches.’
  • 25) ‘They will even create artificial islands and peninsulas to increase the supply of land.’
  • 26) ‘At this point a spit of land breaks away from the mainland to become the needle-like peninsula of Baja California.’
  • 27) ‘But there are myriads of other discrete territories, such as deserts, mountain ranges, peninsulas, and islands, that function as bioregions.’
  • 28) ‘The lake was wide at this point, so wide the far bank was only a dim haze, and the water humped up in whitecaps in the middle where the peninsulas fell away and the wind hit it.’
  • 29) ‘The coastal villages where the salt makers lived stand on islands or peninsulas of firm ground, with marshes and fens on their inland side and salt marshes on the seaward.’
  • 30) ‘Most of the mainland, however, is a peninsula of mountains, the highest being Olympus.’
  • 31) ‘When we set off, the water was too rough for us to cross to the peninsula on the other side.’
  • 32) ‘The best visible and typical features are selected as landmarks: heights; visible road stretches; recognizable outlines of lakes, islands and peninsulas.’
  • 33) ‘Livestock were ferried across to neighbouring islands, or herded together in remote peninsulas and mountain regions.’
  • 34) ‘The most westerly point on the British mainland, the peninsula could not be further from China.’
  • 35) ‘As a result of their dependence on thermal updrafts, most hawks tend to follow geographic features, such as mountain ridges and peninsulas, and become concentrated along these geographic features during the fall and spring migrations.’
  • 36) ‘At river crossings, lakes, or narrow peninsulas, trails converge and funnel towards and away from caribou calving grounds and summer range.’
  • 37) ‘Outdoor activities may be limited, though, as there isn't a single river in the entire peninsula.’
  • 38) ‘In 1958, for example, there was universal praise for the building of the Mackinac Bridge which connects the lower and upper peninsulas in Michigan.’
  • 39) ‘This may have resulted in extinction of some species and refuge for others, often in multiple glacial refugia on the Iberian, Italian, and Balkan peninsulas.’
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