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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

Usage examples (33)
  • Places as threatened by this prose as a headland is by the bulldozer or a sea almond grove by the surveyor's string, or from blight, the mountain laurel.
  • Wednesday (8) we weyed, and plyed neerer the headland, which is called
  • On the summit of the headland was a castle accessible on two sides only.
  • Around the headland was a short rocky beach backed by black slate cliffs. for more
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