foreland

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

noun

a cape, headland, or promontory.
land or territory lying in front.

Origin of foreland

First recorded in 1300–50, foreland is from the Middle English word forlonde. See fore-, land
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foreland

/ (ˈfɔːlənd) /

noun

a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
land lying in front of something, such as water

British Dictionary definitions for foreland (2 of 2)

Foreland

/ (ˈfɔːlənd) /

noun

either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent
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