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headland in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheadlandhead‧land /ˈhedlənd/ noun [countable]  SGan area of land that sticks out from the coast into the sea syn promontory
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headlandSeven miles of sandy beach stretch from Burnham-on-Sea to Brean Down headland.Small Whites scatter through the flowery headlands and in this light seem to have an almost violet glow about them.Grand Isle is a precarious headland, little more than a sandy breakwater, a mile across and less in some places.They did this by developing game crops, game spinneys, small woods, and unsprayed or carefully sprayed headlands.They watched silently as the car was driven at speed off the road to brake violently on the turf of the headland.Now a state historic park, Fort Ross is a complex of reconstructed buildings situated on the headlands overlooking the ocean.The headland looming ahead of us out of the growing daylight would be the one immediately to the west of the cottage.The remains of a diamond-shaped plan overlook the windy headland.