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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

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  • Just over the promontory is an isthmus with a small sheltered beach semi-enclosed by two rocky arms.
  • Carmel -- the mountain promontory north of Israel, in Asher, abounding in rich pastures, olives, and vines.
  • The plants on the promontory are also changing with the season.
  • Suez and the Bahr-akkaba, called the promontory of Tor, of which Cape for more
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