foreland

foreland

[fawr-land, fohr-]
noun
1.
a cape, headland, or promontory.
2.
land or territory lying in front.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English forlonde. See fore-, land

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foreland (ˈfɔːlənd)
 
n
1.  a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
2.  land lying in front of something, such as water

Foreland (ˈfɔːlənd)
 
n
either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent

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