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Definitions and Synonyms of foreland | Another word for foreland | What is foreland?

Definition 1: a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for foreland in the sense of this definition

(foreland is a kind of ...) a raised or elevated geological formation

(... is a kind of foreland ) a term used in Scottish names of promontories

"the Mull of Kintyre"

(... is a kind of foreland ) a promontory extending out into a large body of water

"they sailed south around the point"

(... is an instance of foreland) a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)

(... is an instance of foreland) location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules

(... is an instance of foreland) a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina

"frequent storms drive ships to their destruction on Cape Hatteras"

(... is an instance of foreland) a sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida; the site of a NASA center for spaceflight

(... is an instance of foreland) a promontory on the far southern part of Nova Scotia

(... is an instance of foreland) a promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules

Definition 2: land forming the forward margin of something - [noun denoting object]

(foreland is a kind of ...) the solid part of the earth's surface

"the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land" "the earth shook for several minutes" "he dropped the logs on the ground"

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