Examples of promontory in a Sentence
stood on the windswept promontory overlooking the bay
Cape May is Delaware Bay's largest promontory.
Recent Examples of promontory from the Web
The only thing that worked about Skyline Stage was its white, tentlike roof, which has been retained for The Yard, even though the canvas now will sit atop an indoor theater, not rows of seats exposed on a promontory.
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PROMONTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of promontory for English Language Learners
: a high area of land or rock that sticks out into the sea
PROMONTORY Defined for Kids
Definition of promontory for Students
: a high point of land sticking out into the sea
Medical Definition of promontory
: a bodily prominence: asa: the angle of the ventral side of the sacrum where it joins the vertebrab: a prominence on the inner wall of the tympanum of the ear
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