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A rugged peninsula of northwest Washington bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound. The Olympic Mountains, rising to 2,429 m (7,969 ft), occupy much of the peninsula and are surrounded by glaciers and rainforest.
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(Placename) a large peninsula of W Washington
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a peninsula in NW Washington, between the Pacific Ocean and Puget Sound.
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