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promontory

noun [C] uk   /ˈprɒm.ən.tri/ us    /ˈprɑː.mən.tɔːr-/ ( also headland)
a narrow area of high land that sticks out into the sea
Translations of “promontory”
in Spanish promontorio…
in French promontoire…
in German das Vorgebirge…
in Chinese (Traditional) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
in Chinese (Simplified) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
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