a cape, headland, or promontory.
land or territory lying in front.
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How to use foreland in a sentence
Impelled by this most welcome breeze, we were soon round the South foreland and off Dover, where we hove-to to land the pilot.The Cruise of the "Esmeralda" | Harry Collingwood
And the youngest, he never was found; and the others was stone dead ashore, nigh on to the foreland.Somehow Good | William de Morgan
Its sea-front walk of a couple of miles or more is as fine as any that can be found from the foreland to the Lizard.The Automobilist Abroad | M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
The North foreland had been made advisedly snug for the night.Denis Dent | Ernest W. Hornung
The North foreland was blessed with a commander who was at his best in an emergency.Denis Dent | Ernest W. Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for foreland (1 of 2)
a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
land lying in front of something, such as water
British Dictionary definitions for Foreland (2 of 2)
either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent
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