foreland

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

Definition of foreland

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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First Known Use of foreland

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Foreland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreland. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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