Examples of promontory in a Sentence
stood on the windswept promontory overlooking the bay
Cape May is Delaware Bay's largest promontory.
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The weather on such a promontory can be changeable: rainy and low clouds one minute, foggy another, then windy, sunny, dry and back again.
The Astir Palace, on its own island-like promontory in the fancy Athens suburb of Vouliagmeni, is reemerging as the first Four Seasons resort in Greece.
The Hypogeum’s oldest and uppermost level consists of a passageway, access to a cistern below, a courtyard-like space dug into the promontory and five low-roofed burial chambers carved out of pre-existing caves.
Perched on a promontory above the town, this elegant restaurant, also a Fourchette Bleue member, offers sophisticated international fare such as veal sweetbreads, seafood linguine and Thai soup.
Downstream, the Lion's snarling jaws emerge from a promontory above the Helmet, which evokes the visorless Greek models that Achilles and his comrades wore on the fields of Troy.
Leave a Note Atop a rocky promontory situated between two sandy coves, this all-inclusive boutique hotel is only a minute or two walk from laid-back Voelklip Beach, gets all the details right.
Then, as if on cue, one of the bears walked up onto center stage of the enclosure, a place known as Pride Rock after the promontory in The Lion King, and just stood there with the goose’s head in its mouth for all the world to see.
The scene was the Pointe de l’Arcouest, a promontory on the rocky, windswept northern coast of Brittany, where Eugène Schueller had built a grandiose vacation home in 1926.
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: a high area of land or rock that sticks out into the sea
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