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headland

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of headland

  1. 1 an area of high ground jutting out into a body of water beyond the line of the coast <the lighthouse, situated on a narrow, rocky headland, commands an expansive view of the coast> Synonyms ness, point, promontory Related Words cape, foreland, peninsula, spit; breakwater, jetty, levee

  2. 2 an area of land that juts out into a body of water <navigation is notoriously difficult at the southernmost tip of South America, where ships must round the headland of Cape Horn> Synonyms arm, foreland, {h,2}cape, ness, peninsula, point, promontory, spitRelated Words breakwater, jetty




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