ness

Definitions of ness
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n a strip of land projecting into a body of water

Synonyms:
cape
Examples:
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Cape Horn
a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
Lindesnes
a cape at the southern tip of Norway
Cape Passero
a cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily
Cape of Good Hope
a point of land in southwestern South Africa (south of Cape Town)
Cape May
a cape of southeast New Jersey extending into the Atlantic Ocean
Cape Fear
a cape in southeastern North Carolina extending into the Atlantic Ocean
Cape Flattery
a cape of northwestern Washington
Cape Froward
a cape on the Strait of Magellan in southern Chile; the most southern point on the mainland of South America
Cape Hatteras
a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina
Cape Sable
a cape at the southwest tip of Florida; the southernmost part of the United States mainland
Cape Trafalgar
a small cape in southwestern Spain
Cape York
the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland
Hoek van Holland
a cape on the southwestern coast of the Netherlands near Rotterdam
Skagens Odde
a cape on the northernmost tip of Jutland between the Skagerrak and the Kattegatt
Types:
spit, tongue
a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
Type of:
dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma
the solid part of the earth's surface

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