Ness may refer to:



  • The Germanic word for promontory, found in Northern European placenames
  • Loch Ness, a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands
  • River Ness, links the Loch to the North Sea at Inverness, Scotland, UK
  • Ness: East Ness & West Ness, Ryedale, North Yorkshire
  • Ness, Lewis, the most northerly area on Lewis, Scotland, UK
  • Ness Football Club, Football club based in the Western Isles
  • Bo'ness, a town in Scotland, UK
  • Lowestoft Ness, most easterly point of the UK
  • Orford Ness, shingle spit and bird sanctuary in Suffolk, England, UK
  • Ness, Cheshire, a village in Cheshire on the Wirral Peninsula, England, UK
  • Ness Botanic Gardens, owned by the University of Liverpool and located on the Wirral Peninsula, England, UK
  • Ness City, Kansas
  • Ness Township, Minnesota

Places with "ness" in the name

  • Caithness, a Scottish county
  • Dungeness (headland), shingle promontory and site of a nuclear power station in Kent, England
  • Inverness, a Scottish city, Capital of the Highlands
  • Langness Peninsula, in the Isle of Man
  • Sheerness, an English town in Kent
  • Shoeburyness, an Essex Town on the North Bank of the Thames Estuary
  • Stromness, a harbour town in the Orkney Isles
  • Alness, a Scottish town in Ross-Shire
  • Hamars Ness, a headland on the island of Fetlar in Shetland
  • Milton Ness, a coastal landform along the coast of the North Sea
  • Scurdie Ness, a headland to the South of Montrose and the name of the lighthouse located there




  • Ness, a character from the EarthBound video game series (Mother in Japan)
  • Ness Carter, Teknoman Slade

Other uses

See also

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • Ness — Personaje de MOTHER Primera aparición EarthBound (SNES) Última aparición Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) Creador(es) Shigesato Itoi …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ness — Der River Ness in Inverness, SchottlandVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt DatenVorl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ness F.C. — Ness F.C. Full name Ness Football Club Nickname(s) Niseachs Founded …   Wikipedia

  • Ness — Ness, n. [AS. n[ae]s, ns; akin to Icel. nes, Sw. n[ a]s, Dan. n[ae]s, and E. nose. [root] 261. See {Nose}.] A promontory; a cape; a headland. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] Note: Ness is frequently used as a suffix in the names of places and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ness — [AS. ness, nyss, nys; akin to OS. nissi, nussi, D. nis, OHG. nissa, nass[=i], nuss[=i], G. nis, niss, Goth. inasus.] A suffix used to form abstract nouns expressive of quality or state; as, goodness, greatness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ness — (loch) lac d écosse, près d Inverness, dans la dépression du Glen More; le monstre du loch Ness est un animal qui vivrait dans ses eaux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • NESS — may refer to:*New England Skeptical Society * [ Newcastle E learning Support System] at Newcastle University *Nottingham Exchange Students Society …   Wikipedia

  • Ness — Ness, in brit. Lokalnamen soviel wie Landspitze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • NESS — Energy International, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) * National Environmental Satellite Service (Academic & Science » Ocean Science) * National Environmental Satellite Service (Academic & Science » Meteorology) * Network Of European… …   Abbreviations dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”