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promontory

noun

1 promontory

A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

synonyms: foreland, head, headland.

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Roget 342: land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma.    continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese [Fr.], delta; tongue of land, neck of land; isthmus, oasis; ... show more

Roget 250: convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [U.S.].    thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].    swell.    intumescence; ... show more

Dutch: hoek, kaap, landpunt




Moby thesaurus: beak, bill, breakwater, cape, chersonese, coral reef, delta, foreland, head, headland, hook, mull, naze, ness, peninsula, point, reef, sandspit, spit, spur ... show more.

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