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Meaning of FORELAND

Pronunciation:  'fowr`land

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  land forming the forward margin of something
  2. [n]  a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

FORELAND is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: headland, promontory
 See Also: Abila, Abyla, Calpe, Cape Canaveral, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape Kennedy, Cape Sable, dry land, earth, elevation, Gibraltar, ground, Jebel Musa, land, mull, natural elevation, point, Rock of Gibraltar, solid ground, terra firma



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fore"land`\, n.
1. A promontory or cape; a headland; as, the North and South
   Foreland in Kent, England.

2. (Fort.) A piece of ground between the wall of a place and
   the moat. --Farrow.

3. (Hydraul. Engin.) That portion of the natural shore on the
   outside of the embankment which receives the stock of
   waves and deadens their force. --Knight.