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promontory

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  1. 1 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 Synonyms ness, point, headlandRelated Words cape, foreland, peninsula, spit; breakwater, jetty, levee

  2. 2 an area of land that juts out into a body of water Cape May is Delaware Bay's largest promontory Synonyms arm, foreland, headland, ness, peninsula, point, {h,2}cape, spitRelated Words breakwater, jetty


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