fore·​land ˈfȯr-lənd How to pronounce foreland (audio)

Examples of foreland in a Sentence

from the plane I could see a foreland shaped like a large toe
Recent Examples on the Web The word foreland means a body of land in front of another feature, such as a valley in front of mountains. oregonlive, 11 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foreland was in the 14th century

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“Foreland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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