Definition of ness in English:

ness

noun

  • [usually in place names] A headland or promontory.

    ‘Orford Ness’
    • ‘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’.

Pronunciation:

ness

/nɛs/