headland

Part of speech: noun

A cliff projecting into the sea.

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Usage examples "headland":

  1. His faith was pinned to the summit of a great, grey headland towering amongst its fellows ahead. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. The headland concealed the city. - "A Victor of Salamis", William Stearns Davis.
  3. He returned with the report that the water off the headland was sufficiently deep. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.