What does the word foreland mean?

Usage examples for foreland

  1. And with the flickering winds, that lightly struck The desert dust, then sprang again in air, They passed athwart the foreland of the north. – The Star-Treader and other poems by Clark Ashton Smith
  2. In August I had been to the North Foreland again, and in September to Calais and the Cap d'Ailly. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  3. We had not Cook's Second Voyage on board, so that we had no account of this land, and as I had always understood that the Isle of Pines was a small inconsiderable spot, with many tall pine- trees upon it, we all concluded, that, what afterwards proved really the island was the land which Captain Cook had called the Prince of Wales's Foreland, and is the south- west part of New Caledonia. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter