headland

[ hed-luhnd ]
/ ˈhɛd lənd /

noun

a promontory extending into a large body of water.
a strip of unplowed land at the ends of furrows or near a fence or border.

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Origin of headland

before 1000; Middle English hedeland,Old English hēafodland.See head, land
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headland

noun

(ˈhɛdlənd) a narrow area of land jutting out into a sea, lake, etc
(ˈhɛdˌlænd) a strip of land along the edge of an arable field left unploughed to allow space for machines
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