Associations to the word «Cape»


CAPE, noun. (geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.
CAPE, noun. A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips.
CAPE, verb. (nautical) To head or point; to keep a course.
CAPE, verb. (obsolete) To gape.
CAPE, verb. To skin an animal, particularly a deer.
CAPE, proper noun. (with the definite article) (South Africa) The Cape of Good Hope or Cape Province, South Africa
CAPE ANN, proper noun. A rocky cape in northeastern Massachusetts
CAPE ANN, noun. (Canada) An oilskin cap whose brim is longer in back than in front, designed to repel wind and rain.
CAPE BRETON, proper noun. Cape Breton Island
CAPE BRETON, proper noun. (obsolete) the former Colony of Cape Breton
CAPE BRETON ISLAND, proper noun. An island on the Atlantic coast of Canada, part of the province of Nova Scotia.
CAPE BUFFALO, noun. A large African bovid, Syncerus caffer.
CAPE BUFFALOS, noun. Plural of Cape buffalo
CAPE CAPENSIS, proper noun. (US) Merluccius capensis
CAPE CAPENSIS, proper noun. Merluccius paradoxus
CAPE CHESTNUT, noun. An African flowering tree often planted as an ornamental, Calodendrum capense
CAPE CHESTNUTS, noun. Plural of Cape chestnut
CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS, proper noun. A peninsula in Massachusetts, in the United States of America.
CAPE CODDER, noun. Someone from Cape Cod.
CAPE CODDER, noun. A cocktail made with vodka and cranberry juice.
CAPE CODDERS, noun. Plural of Cape Codder
CAPE COLONY, proper noun. (historical) A British colony in present-day South Africa and Namibia, named for the Cape of Good Hope.
CAPE ELK, noun. The eland.
CAPE GOOSEBERRY, noun. A tropical South American plant, Physalis peruviana, with a bright yellow, edible fruit
CAPE GOOSEBERRY, noun. The fruit of this plant
CAPE HONEYSUCKLE, noun. An African shrub grown in warmer climates for its colorful honeysuckle-like flowers, Tecoma capensis
CAPE HONEYSUCKLES, noun. Plural of Cape honeysuckle
CAPE HORN, proper noun. The southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile
CAPE HUNTING DOG, noun. African hunting dog
CAPE LION, noun. An extinct subspecies of lion, Panthera leo melanochaita, which inhabited the cape of Africa.
CAPE LIONS, noun. Plural of Cape lion
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, proper noun. A cape in southwestern South Africa, near Cape Town.
CAPE PETREL, noun. Daption capense, a common seabird of the Southern Ocean from the family Procellariidae.
CAPE PLANE, noun. Ochna arborea, an African tree.
CAPE TEAL, noun. Anas capensis, a dabbling duck of open wetlands in sub-Saharan Africa
CAPE TEALS, noun. Plural of Cape teal
CAPE TOWN, proper noun. The legislative capital of South Africa.
CAPE TRIANGLE, noun. Nickname for one of several denominations of triangular postage stamps issued by the Cape of Good Hope during the period 1853-1864.
CAPE TRIANGLES, noun. Plural of Cape triangle
CAPE VERDE, proper noun. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Cabo Verde.
CAPE VERDEAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Cape Verde, the Cape Verdean people or the Cape Verdean language.
CAPE VERDEAN, noun. A person from Cape Verde or of Cape Verdean descent.
CAPE VERDEAN, proper noun. A creole language spoken in Cape Verde.
CAPE VERDEAN CREOLE, proper noun. A creole language spoken in Cape Verde.
CAPE VERDEANS, noun. Plural of Cape Verdean

Dictionary definition

CAPE, noun. A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
CAPE, noun. A sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter.

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