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

Synonyms for headland in the sense of this definition

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

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

"the Mull of Kintyre"

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

"they sailed south around the point"

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

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

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

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