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promontorynoun [C]

uk   /ˈprɒm.ən.tri/  us   /ˈprɑː.mən.tɔːr-/ (also headland)
a ​narrowarea of high ​land that ​sticks out into the ​sea
(Definition of promontory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “promontory”
in Spanish promontorio…
in Vietnamese mũi đất…
in Malaysian tanjung tinggi…
in Thai แหลมที่ยื่นไปในทะเล…
in French promontoire…
in German das Vorgebirge…
in Chinese (Simplified) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
in Indonesian tanjung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
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