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Cape Froward

noun

Froward

[froh-werd, froh-erd] /ˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: southernmost point of mainland South America.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cape Froward

froward

/ˈfrəʊəd/
adjective
1.
(archaic) obstinate; contrary
Derived Forms
frowardly, adverb
frowardness, noun
Word Origin
C14: see fro, -ward
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Word Origin and History for Cape Froward
froward
O.E. fromweard "turned from or away," from from + -weard. Opposite of toward, it renders L. pervertus in early translations of the Psalms, and also meant "about to depart, departing," and "doomed to die."
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