ness

Definitions of ness
  1. noun
    a strip of land projecting into a body of water
    synonyms: cape
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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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