promontories

plural of promontory
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as in peninsulas
an area of high ground jutting out into a body of water beyond the line of the coast stood on the windswept promontory overlooking the bay

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as in capes
an area of land that juts out into a body of water Cape May is Delaware Bay's largest promontory

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“Promontories.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/promontories. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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