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Meaning of NESS

Pronunciation:  nes

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a strip of land projecting into a body of water

NESS is a 4 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: cape
 See Also: Cape Fear, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape May, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Sable, dry land, earth, ground, land, Lindeness, Naze, solid ground, spit, terra firma, tongue



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ness\, n. [AS. n[ae]s, ns; akin to Icel. nes, Sw. n["a]s,
    Dan. n[ae]s, and E. nose. [root] 261. See {Nose}.]
    A promontory; a cape; a headland. --Hakluyt.
    Note: Ness is frequently used as a suffix in the names of
          places and promontories; as, Sheerness.
  2. \-ness\ [AS. -ness, -nyss, -nys; akin to OS. -nissi,
    nussi, D. -nis, OHG. -nissa, -nass[=i], -nuss[=i], G. -nis,
    -niss, Goth. -inasus.]
    A suffix used to form abstract nouns expressive of quality or
    state; as, goodness, greatness.