Associations to the word «Promontory»


PROMONTORY, noun. A high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff.
PROMONTORY, noun. (anatomy) A projecting part of the body.

Dictionary definition

PROMONTORY, noun. A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats