Definition of headland noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhedlənd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlənd//
; BrE BrE//ˈhedlænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedlænd//
Coastlines and the sea
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a narrow piece of high land that sticks out from the coast into the sea synonym promontory Wordfinderbeach, cliff, coast, dune, headland, inlet, promontory, sea, shore, tide See related entries: Coastlines and the sea
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headland