Cape Horn

Cape Horn
noun
a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑cape, ↑ness, ↑promontory, ↑headland, ↑head, ↑foreland
Part Holonyms: ↑Chile, ↑Republic of Chile

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a headland on a small island at the S extremity of South America: belongs to Chile.

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  • Cape Horn — /keɪp ˈhɔn/ (say kayp hawn) noun a headland on a small island at the southern extremity of South America. Also, the Horn …  

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