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 for headland
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Headland \Head"land\ (h[e^]d"l[a^]nd), n.
     1. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the
        sea or other expanse of water. "Sow the headland with
        wheat." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or
        near a fence. --Tusser.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out
           into the sea) [syn: promontory, headland, head,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "headland":
     beak, bill, breakwater, cape, chersonese, coral reef, delta,
     foreland, head, hook, mull, naze, ness, peninsula, point,
     promontory, reef, sandspit, spit, spur, tongue

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Headland, AL -- U.S. city in Alabama
     Population (2000):    3523
     Housing Units (2000): 1516
     Land area (2000):     16.032531 sq. miles (41.524063 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.009766 sq. miles (0.025294 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    16.042297 sq. miles (41.549357 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            33856
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             31.353410 N, 85.339793 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     36345
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Headland, AL

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