Promontory

noun

def.

a high ridge of land jutting into a body of water; a headland.

sentences

  • We took a break from our sailing trip on the east coast and pulled over to eat lunch at a very small promontory off the ocean.
  • In Italy there are many promontories that have beautiful views of the ocean that people enjoy visiting.
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Synonyms

  • headland
  • point
  • cape

Antonyms

  • cavity
  • groove
  • hollow
Diamond Head Hike - Oahu, Hawaii

diamond head hawaii is an example of a promontory