HyperDic: headland

English > 1 sense of the word headland:
NOUNobjectheadland, promontory, head, forelanda natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
English > headland: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).
Synonymspromontory, head, foreland
InstancesCape Canaveral, Cape KennedyA sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida
Cape HatterasA promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina
Cape HornA rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
Cape SableA promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia
Gibraltar, Rock of Gibraltar, Calpelocation of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain
Jebel Musa, Abila, AbylaA promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar
NarrowermullA term used in Scottish names of promontories
pointA promontory extending out into a large body of water
Broadernatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Spanishfarallón, promontorio
Catalanescull, faralló, niell, penyal, promontori

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