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Peninsula vs. Cape

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Peninsula

A peninsula (Latin: paeninsula from paene 'almost' and insula 'island') is a landform surrounded by water on most of its border while being connected to a mainland from which it extends. The surrounding water is usually understood to be continuous, though not necessarily named as a single body of water.
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Cape

A cape is a sleeveless outer garment which drapes the wearer's back, arms, and chest, and connects at the neck.
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Peninsula

A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
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Cape

A sleeveless cloak, typically a short one
He was wearing a flowing cape
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Peninsula

A piece of land that juts out from a larger land mass and is mostly surrounded by water.
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Cape

The pelt from the head and neck of an animal, for preparation as a hunting trophy
The hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather
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Peninsula

(geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.
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Cape

A headland or promontory
We could see the island from the cape
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Peninsula

A portion of land nearly surrounded by water, and connected with a larger body by a neck, or isthmus.
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Cape

(in bullfighting) taunt (the bull) by flourishing a cape
The film shows a man expertly caping a charging bull
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Peninsula

A large mass of land projecting into a body of water
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Cape

Skin the head and neck of (an animal) to prepare a hunting trophy.
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Cape

A sleeveless outer garment fastened at the throat and worn hanging over the shoulders.
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Cape

A brightly colored cloth used in maneuvering the bull in a bullfight; a capote or muleta.
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Cape

A point or head of land projecting into a body of water.
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Cape

To maneuver (the bull) by means of a cape in a bullfight.
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Cape

(geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.
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Cape

A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders.
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Cape

(slang) A superhero.
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Cape

To incite or attract (a bull) to charge a certain direction, by waving a cape.
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Cape

(nautical) To head or point; to keep a course.
The ship capes southwest by south.
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Cape

To skin an animal, particularly a deer.
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Cape

To defend or praise, especially that which is unworthy.
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Cape

(obsolete) To look for, search after.
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Cape

To gaze or stare.
The captain just caped mindlessly into the distance as his ship was hit by volley after volley.
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Cape

A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland.
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Cape

A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips. See Cloak.
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Cape

To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south.
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Cape

To gape.
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Cape

A strip of land projecting into a body of water
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Cape

A sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
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