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 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.
After a little work with a leaf blower on a small promontory in the woods on what remains of the once grand plantation, now owned by a Rockbridge Academy housed in the old plantation house, the evidence emerged.
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.
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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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