Definition of


  1. (noun, object) a strip of land projecting into a body of water

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Synonyms of Ness


Alternate forms of Ness

Hyponyms: spit, tongue

Hypernyms: dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma

Origin of the word Ness

  1. obsolete except in place names, is O.E. n?s "a promontory," related to nasu "nose" (see nose). more

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