Peninsulate
Peninsulate \Pen*in"su*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peninsulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peninsulating}.] To form into a peninsula. [1913 Webster]

South River . . . peninsulates Castle Hill farm. --W. Bentley. [1913 Webster]


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  • peninsulate — verb To make into a peninsula; to surround with water …   Wiktionary

  • peninsulate — pe·nin·su·late …   English syllables

  • peninsulate — pə̇ˈnin(t)səˌlāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin paeninsula + English ate : to form into a peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peninsulated — Peninsulate Pen*in su*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peninsulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peninsulating}.] To form into a peninsula. [1913 Webster] South River . . . peninsulates Castle Hill farm. W. Bentley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peninsulating — Peninsulate Pen*in su*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peninsulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peninsulating}.] To form into a peninsula. [1913 Webster] South River . . . peninsulates Castle Hill farm. W. Bentley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pen|in|su|late — «puh NIHN suh layt, syuh », transitive verb, lat|ed, lat|ing. to form into a peninsula or peninsulas: »There are six considerable rivers which, with their numerous branches, peninsulate the whole state (Jedidiah Morse). ╂[< peninsul(a) + ate1] …   Useful english dictionary

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