Definition of promontory noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    promontory

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprɑmənˌtɔri//
     
    (pl. promontories)
     
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  1. 1a long narrow area of high land that goes out into the ocean synonym headland
  2. 2 a rocky promontory overlooking the bay
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: promontory