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noun as in headland

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Fortunately, again, we landed upon a rock promontory that jutted out over the valley and exactly matched the footprint of our tent.

As well as if a promontory were,as well as any manner of thy friends or of thine own were.

Promontory is something else, former regulators who help banks comply with—and predict— what their regulators do.

Have the president drive in the golden fence post at Promontory Point II and sign the amnesty right there.

One of the woods of this forest, advancing far into the inundated valley, formed a sort of promontory above the sheet of water.

"That sandy promontory on the extremity of which stands Fortress Monroe," he answered.

The promontory Trogilium itself may be considered as a foot of the mountain Mycale.

On the coast of the continent opposite to the Myndian territory is Astypalæa a promontory, and Zephyrium.

Above Soli in the interior is Limenia a city, then follows the promontory of Crommyon.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to promontory, such as: bluff, jetty, cape, foreland, peninsula, and point.

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