Foreland



[fawr-land, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlænd, ˈfoʊr-/

noun
1.
a cape, headland, or promontory.
2.
land or territory lying in front.
/ˈfɔːlənd/
noun
1.
a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
2.
land lying in front of something, such as water
/ˈfɔːlənd/
noun
1.
either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent

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