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promontory

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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

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

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The first known use of promontory was in 1548

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“Promontory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/promontory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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