headland

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headland
  • noun
    A narrow piece of land that projects from a coastline into the sea. (The Fal estuary is long and wide, and Falmouth grew along its western side in a straggling way, curving round into docks at the southern end where a headland projects to narrow the mouth.)
    A strip of land left unplowed at the end of a field. (These represent the headlands separating bundles of strips within the open fields, where animals turned while ploughing.)

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