plural of ness
as in peninsulas
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 capes
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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“Nesses.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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