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One entry found for headland.
Entry Word: headland
Function: noun
Text: 1 an area of high ground jutting out into a body of water beyond the line of the coast <the lighthouse, situated on a narrow, rocky headland, commands an expansive view of the coast>
Synonyms point, promontory
Related Words cape, peninsula; breakwater, jetty, levee; spit
2 an area of land that juts out into a body of water <navigation is notoriously difficult at the southernmost tip of South America, where ships must round the headland of Cape Horn> -- see 2CAPE