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ness

Syllabification: ness

Definition of ness in English:

noun

(Usually in place names) a headland or promontory: Orford Ness
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  • The legend was that as the old church in Ashland-the ‘Old White Church’ was no longer in use, its windows would make-do for the Holder ness Church.

Origin

Old English næs, perhaps reinforced in Middle English by Old Norse nes; related to Old English nasu 'nose'.

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