The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Aspeninsular


Aspeninsular (adj.)

Variables: None.

Roots: Aspen & Peninsular (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: Adj. Of relating to a landmass surrounded by aspens, and attached to a larger mass of land.

Example: Derek’s insatiable hunger for aspeninsular landscapes drove him to Colorado, from where he came back a very changed man—a transcendentalist, if you will.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is a refereed, international and interdisciplinary online and print journal that publishes poetry, research papers and nonfiction on the subjects of travel, literary and human geography, psychogeography, and new perspectives on spatiality and travel.