as in peninsula
an area of high ground jutting out into a body of water beyond the line of the coast from atop the ness, there was a beautiful view of the coastline as it stretched for miles into the distance

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as in cape
an area of land that juts out into a body of water the little skiff rounded the tip of the ness

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“Ness.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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