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English definition of “cape”


noun [C]     /keɪp/
COAT a loose coat without any sleeves that is fastened at the neck Coats, jackets and cloaks
LAND a large area of land that goes out into the sea Small and large land masses
(Definition of cape noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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