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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 Vietnamese mũi đất…
in Spanish promontorio…
in Thai แหลมที่ยื่นไปในทะเล…
in Malaysian tanjung tinggi…
in French promontoire…
in German das Vorgebirge…
in Chinese (Traditional) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
in Indonesian tanjung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (伸入海中的)岬,岬角…
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