Definition of 'promontory'
Example sentences containing 'promontory'
WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (2001)
Far up to the north was a hazy promontory with a number of structures jutting up into the evening light.CORMORANT (2001)
`Wasn't talking about me clothes,' said Dalziel, looking down complacently at the kilt which encompassed his promontory buttocks.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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