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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fore·land /ˈforlənd, ˈfɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fore·land n.
 1. A promontory or cape; a headland; as, the North and South Foreland in Kent, England.
 2. Fort. A piece of ground between the wall of a place and the moat.
 3. Hydraul. Engin. That portion of the natural shore on the outside of the embankment which receives the stock of waves and deadens their force.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out
           into the sea) [syn: promontory, headland]
      2: land forming the forward margin of something