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Cape

 (kāp) or Cape of
For names of actual capes, see the specific element of the names; for example, Hatteras, Cape; Good Hope, Cape of. Other geographic names beginning with Cape are entered under Cape; for example, Cape Town, South Africa; Cape York Peninsula.

cape 1

 (kāp)
n.
1. A sleeveless outer garment fastened at the throat and worn hanging over the shoulders.
2. A brightly colored cloth used in maneuvering the bull in a bullfight; a capote or muleta.
tr.v. caped, cap·ing, capes
To maneuver (the bull) by means of a cape in a bullfight.

[Middle French cape, from Spanish capa (from Late Latin cappa).]

cape 2

 (kāp)
n. Abbr. C.
A point or head of land projecting into a body of water.

[Middle English cap, from Old French, from Old Provençal, from Latin caput, head; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]
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cape

(keɪp)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sleeveless garment like a cloak but usually shorter
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a strip of material attached to a coat or other garment so as to fall freely, usually from the shoulders
[C16: from French, from Provençal capa, from Late Latin cappa; see cap]

cape

(keɪp)
n
(Physical Geography) a headland or promontory
[C14: from Old French cap, from Old Provençal, from Latin caput head]

Cape

(keɪp)
n
1. (Placename) the SW region of South Africa, in Western Cape province
2. (Placename) See Cape of Good Hope
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cape1

(keɪp)

n.
a sleeveless garment of variable length, fastened at the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to another garment.
[1350–1400; Old English -cāp (see cope2), reinforced by Sp capa < Late Latin cappa hooded cloak, cope2]

cape2

(keɪp)

n.
1. a piece of land jutting into the sea or some other large body of water; point; headland.
[1350–1400; Middle English cap < Middle French < Old Provençal < Vulgar Latin *capum, for Latin caput head]
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cape

(kāp)
A point of land projecting into a body of water.
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cape

A pointed mass of land jutting into the sea.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cape - a strip of land projecting into a body of watercape - a strip of land projecting into a body of water
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
spit, tongue - a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
2.cape - a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shortercape - a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
chlamys - a short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece
cloak - a loose outer garment
mantelet, mantilla - short cape worn by women
pelisse - a sleeveless cape that is lined or trimmed with fur
tippet - a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

cape

noun headland, point, head, peninsula, ness (archaic), promontory voyages of exploration round the Cape
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Translations
رأس أرضي داخِلِ البحررِداءٌ بِدونِ أكْمام
myspelerína
forbjergkapkappenæs
kabo
niemekeniemiviitta
rt
höfîislá
apmetniszemesrags
pelerína

cape

1 [keɪp]
A. N (Geog) → cabo m
the Cape (= Cape Province) → la provincia del Cabo; (= Cape of Good Hope) → el Cabo de Buena Esperanza
B. CPD Cape Canaveral NCabo m Cañaveral
Cape Cod NCape Cod
Cape Coloureds NPL personas de padres racialmente mixtos (que habitan en la provincia del Cabo)
cape honeysuckle Nmadreselva f siempreviva, bignonia f del Cabo
Cape Horn NCabo m de Hornos
Cape of Good Hope NCabo m de Buena Esperanza
Cape Province NProvincia f del Cabo
Cape Town NEl Cabo, Ciudad f del Cabo
Cape Verde Islands NPLIslas fpl de Cabo Verde

cape

2 [keɪp] N (= garment) → capa f; (short) → capotillo m, esclavina f; [of policeman, cyclist] → chubasquero m (Bullfighting) → capote m
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cape

[ˈkeɪp] n
(= garment) → cape f
(= headland) → cap mCape Canaveral [ˈkeɪp kəˈnævərəl] nCap CanaveralCape gooseberry [ˈkeɪp] ngroseille f du Cap
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Cape

:
Cape Canaveral
nKap Canaveral nt
Cape Cod
nCape Cod nt
Cape Coloured
nFarbige(r) mf, → Gemischtrassige(r) mf
cape gooseberry
nKapstachelbeere f, → Physalis f
Cape Horn
nKap ntHoorn
Cape of Good Hope
nKap ntder guten Hoffnung

Cape

:
Cape Town
nKapstadt nt
Cape Verde Islands
plKapverdische Inseln pl, → Kapverden pl

cape

1
nCape nt, → Umhang m, → Pelerine f (old)

cape

2
n (Geog) → Kap nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cape

1 [keɪp] n (Geog) → capo

cape

2 [keɪp] n (garment) → cappa, mantello; (of policeman, cyclist) → mantella
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cape1

(keip) noun
a long, loose, sleeveless outer garment hanging from the shoulders and fastening at the neck. a waterproof cycling cape.

cape2

(keip) noun
a headland sticking out into the sea. The fishing-boat rounded the cape; Cape Breton.
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