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promontory
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
a natural elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • The most violent storm hung exactly north of the town, over the part of the lake which lies between the promontory of Belrive and the village of Copet.
    Chapter 7 (47% in)
  • In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
    Chapter 18 (72% in)
  • I carefully traced the windings of the land and hailed a steeple which I at length saw issuing from behind a small promontory.
    Chapter 20 (84% in)
  • As I turned the promontory I perceived a small neat town and a good harbour, which I entered, my heart bounding with joy at my unexpected escape.
    Chapter 20 (86% in)

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