promontory

Definition

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

Synonyms

1. point

2. cape

3. peninsula


Antonyms

1. groove

2. indentation

3. hollow

Sentences

  1. The north end of the beach is cut off from the rest of the strand by a rock promontory, dividing it in two.
  2. Not seeing where they were going in the fog, the ship plunged head-on into the large promontory sticking out from the coastline.
Wilson's Promontory (Travel Video)