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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If the tide is low enough, walk south down the sand, past the large promontory, and over to your own secluded piece of Half Moon Bay.
The hotel is situated on a promontory overlooking the sea between Amalfi and Positano, above the town of Conca dei Marini.
But after a long successful voyage a great number of those fishing boats have met the wave and been dashed against the rocks on Nazaré’s promontory.
The city of Signal Hill takes its name from the promontory at its heart, a rise that juts 365 feet above the plains of the southern Los Angeles Basin.
The ocean-front retreat on a promontory on 3.62 gated acres includes a contemporary-style, custom two-level house, built in 1990, with four bedrooms, four baths and 5,448 square feet ($541 a square foot).
There’s also a playground and a large sloping promontory.
Sasakwa Lodge rambles along a rocky promontory perched above the rolling plains.
The site reopened Sunday afternoon and a trickle of tourists started returning to the Mont across a promontory that connects it to the mainland.
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Definition of promontory for English Language Learners
: a high area of land or rock that sticks out into the sea
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