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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A custom promontory surrounds the 40-foot-tall tree, ensuring the elm gets proper care above and below ground.
Arguably the most Instagram-worthy natural pool in Malta is St. Peters Pool on Delimara promontory.
The rugged Gargano promontory offers panoramic views and picturesque seaport towns surrounded by crystalline waters.
From a distance, the striated limestone promontory looked like an enormous bar code—but as our eyes adjusted, the fortress walls and a whole town built right into the rock came into focus.
Promontory and Spottswoode are more of my favorite tasting experiences (call ahead to make an appointment)—and of course Gargiulo Vineyards, my family’s winery!
Some were lounging on picnic blankets or propped up in beach chairs; more sat in cars on the promontory in Rancho Palos Verdes, honking their horns and flashing their headlights.
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.
Diamond Ridge sits atop a promontory along the north edge of Castle Rock, close to Founder’s Parkway.
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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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