promontory
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɹɒm.ən.tɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɹɑməntɔɹi/
Noun

promontory (plural promontories)

  1. A high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff.
    Synonyms: cliff, headland, hoe
  2. (anatomy) A projecting part of the body.
    1. A projection on the sacrum.
    2. A rounded elevation in the tympanum of the ear.
Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary