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Meaning of HEADLAND

Pronunciation:  'hedlund

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

HEADLAND is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: foreland, promontory
 See Also: Abila, Abyla, Calpe, Cape Canaveral, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape Kennedy, Cape Sable, elevation, Gibraltar, Jebel Musa, mull, natural elevation, point, Rock of Gibraltar



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Head"land\, n.
1. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the
   sea or other expanse of water. ``Sow the headland with
   wheat.'' --Shak.

2. A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or
   near a fence. --Tusser.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: beak, bill, breakwater, cape, chersonese, coral reef, delta, foreland, head, hook, mull, naze, ness, peninsula, point, promontory, reef, sandspit, spit, spur, tongue