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A projecting landmass; a promontory.
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1. (Physical Geography) a headland, cape, or coastal promontory
2. land lying in front of something, such as water
(Placename) either of two headlands (North Foreland and South Foreland) in SE England, on the coast of Kent
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1. a cape, headland, or promontory.
2. land or territory lying in front.
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|Noun||1.||foreland - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)|
mull - a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of Kintyre"
point - a promontory extending out into a large body of water; "they sailed south around the point"
|2.||foreland - land forming the forward margin of something|
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