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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Headland  \Head"land\,  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. 
 
  2.  A  ridge  or  strip  of  unplowed  at  the  ends  of  furrows,  or 
  near  a  fence.  --Tusser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  headland 
  n  :  a  natural  elevation  (especially  a  rocky  one  that  just  out 
  into  the  sea)  [syn:  {promontory},  {foreland}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Headland,  AL  (city,  FIPS  33856) 
  Location:  31.35193  N,  85.34325  W 
  Population  (1990):  3266  (1311  housing  units) 
  Area:  41.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  36345 




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