Examples of headland in a Sentence
the lighthouse, situated on a narrow, rocky headland, commands an expansive view of the coast
navigation is notoriously difficult at the southernmost tip of South America, where ships must round the headland of Cape Horn
Recent Examples of headland from the Web
The castle, which is half on the Cornish mainland and half on a jagged headland that juts into the sea, is described by English Heritage as one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain.
West Marin is a short drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, but the headlands separating it from the rest of the county have insulated the area from so many of the trappings of Bay Area life.
Twenty-six hiking trails lace the park, with occasional sightings of moose and black bear (even whales, from the headlands).
Elsa Dorfman offers a portrait of herself in her Cambridge home, perched on a massive sofa that looks as indestructible as a Maine headland.
Coastal winds will be from the south at 30-45 mph (sustained) with gusts to 75 mph on the beaches and headlands.
The National Weather Service has already issued a high wind watch for coast gusts to 70 mph on the beaches and headlands, 60 mph in coast communities.
The large footprints, described in a paper in the Scottish Journal of Geology, were discovered near a scenic headland known as Brothers’ Point.
Woolf marveled at seeing Gurnard’s Head, a glorious headland named for the local fish, from that bedroom window.
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HEADLAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of headland for English Language Learners
: a narrow area of land that sticks out into the sea
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