Example sentences for: peninsula

How can you use “peninsula” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But essential peninsula characteristics, the tics and quirks that make us who we are, have only deepened.

  • A 20-minute tram ride takes you out to the Yashima peninsula, formerly an island famed for the momentous battles in which the Minamoto clan drove out their Taira rivals in 1182, heralding the country’s rule by military dictatorship for the next seven centuries.

  • The topographical highlight of the Arrábida peninsula is undoubtedly the Serra da Arrábida (site of a nature reserve), a mountain chain around 35 km (22 miles) long which protects the coast from the strong north winds and accounts for the Mediterranean vegetation.

  • Though hampered by the peninsula’s division into the States and the Straits Settlements, relatively conservative Muslim intellectuals and community leaders came together at the Pan-Malayan Malay Congress in Kuala Lumpur in 1939.

  • After 900 b.c., wandering bands of Celts entered the peninsula from northern Europe, and brought to the area their knowledge of bronze and iron work.

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