Foreland

Definition of Foreland

Fore´land`
n.1.A promontory or cape; a headland; as, the North and South Foreland in Kent, England.
2.(Fort.) A piece of ground between the wall of a place and the moat.
3.(Hydraul. Engin.) That portion of the natural shore on the outside of the embankment which receives the stock of waves and deadens their force.

Related Words

Abila, Abyla, Calpe, Cape Canaveral, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape Kennedy, Cape Sable, elevation, Gibraltar, headland, Jebel Musa, mull, natural elevation, point, promontory, Rock of Gibraltar
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