- a cape, headland, or promontory.
- land or territory lying in front.
Origin of foreland
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Examples from the Web for foreland
He writes from the Foreland on August 25, that the season was too late.Sir Walter Ralegh
It was the first time the girl had seen him since their arrival at Foreland Farms.
Murtagh Skeel had not come to Foreland Farms, and there was no word from him.
He held her in his arms in the car all the way to Foreland Farms.
Attica, a foreland, extending towards the south-east, and gradually diminishing.A Manual of Ancient History
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
- a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
- land lying in front of something, such as water
- either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent
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