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English noun: promontory

1. promontory (object) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)


Synonymsforeland, head, headland


Broader (hypernym)elevation, natural elevation


Narrower (hyponym)mull, point


Instance hyponymAbila, Abyla, Calpe, Cape Canaveral, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape Kennedy, Cape Sable, Gibraltar, Jebel Musa, Rock of Gibraltar









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