Gaspé PeninsulaGas·pé Peninsula
peninsula in S Quebec, Canada, extending into the Gulf of St. Lawrence: c. 150 mi (241 km) long
Origin of Gaspé PeninsulaFrench from Algonquian (Micmac) gachepe, the end
A peninsula of eastern Quebec, Canada, between Chaleur Bay and the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Mountainous and heavily wooded, the peninsula is known for its picturesque coastal villages. The Bay of Gaspé is located at its eastern tip.