Definition of Promontories

1. Noun. (plural of promontory) ¹



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Definition of Promontories

1. promontory [n] - See also: promontory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promontories

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prommer
prommers
promnesia
promnesic
promo
promodern
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promogulate
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promoing
promonocyte
promonocytic
promontories (current term)
promontory
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promotabilities
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promote to Glory
promoted
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promoters

Literary usage of Promontories

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1. Elementary Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1895)
"promontories. — Capes and promontories belong to the same class of seashore ... Some of the largest promontories are parts of mountain folds in the sea. ..."

2. Elementary Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1895)
"promontories. — Capes and promontories belong to the same class of seashore ... Some of the largest promontories are parts of mountain folds in the sea. ..."

3. Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson (1874)
"The promontories before us compelled ... We reached the top at 6.50, and descended gradually to the broad valley between the two promontories ; where we ..."

4. First Book of Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1902)
"What has been said about islands applies to promontories and to capes, which are merely small promontories. Some are built by the waves, others may be ..."

5. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"These promontories, which Philo- stratus does not name, ... and it is between these promontories that the abbreviator of Strabo places the hollows of ..."

6. Biblical Researches in Palestine, 1838-52: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838 by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1856)
"The promontories before us compelled us to take a back route, so as to cross their ridges higher up. We set off at a quarter after six, passing up Wady el- ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... supposed to have come over in 1023, one of several isolated в tilers ou the promontories and islands of the bay, called " the old planters. ..."

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