Definitions for headlandˈhɛd lənd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

head•landˈhɛd lənd(n.)

  1. a promontory extending into a large body of water.

  2. a strip of unplowed land at the ends of furrows or near a fence or border.

    Category: Agriculture

Origin of headland:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promontory, headland, head, foreland(noun)

    a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

Wiktionary

  1. headland(Noun)

    A bit of coastal land that juts into the sea; cape

  2. headland(Noun)

    The unplowed boundary of a field

  3. Origin: From head + land. Alternatively, from headfod.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headland(noun)

    a cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the sea or other expanse of water

  2. Headland(noun)

    a ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or near a fence

Freebase

  1. headLand

    Headland is an Australian drama television series produced by the Seven Network which ran from 15 November 2005 to 21 January 2006. The Seven Network filmed 52 episodes in the first series. Production on the second series had begun before any episodes were aired. Set in a university, Headland premiered in Australia on Tuesday, 15 November 2005 at 7.30pm. On 23 January 2006, the Seven Network officially announced that the series has been cancelled. The show aired on weekdays at 7.30pm in the United Kingdom on E4, re-formatted as half-hour episodes. E4 eventually dropped the show but episodes continued to be broadcast on Channel 4 at 12:30pm, this time in the original hour-long format.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

headland(noun)

a point of land which sticks out into the sea.

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