Foreland : Definition


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Definitions of Foreland

Pronunciation : Fore"land`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A promontory or cape; a headland; as, the North and South Foreland in Kent, England.

2. (Fort.)

Defn: A piece of ground between the wall of a place and the moat. Farrow.

3. (Hydraul. Engin.)

Defn: That portion of the natural shore on the outside of the embankment which receives the stock of waves and deadens their force. Knight.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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