A high point of land or rock projecting into the sea beyond the line of coast; a headland; a high cape.
A projecting part. Especially: (a) The projecting angle of the ventral side of the sacrum where it joins the last lumbar vertebra. (b) A prominence on the inner wall of the tympanum of the ear.
a prominent mass of land which overlooks lower lying land or a body of water (e.g., a peninsula or headland). headland peninsula Latin abbreviation