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promontory
used in Jane Eyre

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a high point of land or rock that overlooks land at lower elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • They were those which treat of the haunts of sea-fowl; of "the solitary rocks and promontories" by them only inhabited; of the coast of Norway, studded with isles from its southern extremity, the Lindeness, or Naze, to the North Cape — "Where the Northern Ocean, in vast whirls, Boils round the naked, melancholy isles Of farthest Thule; and the Atlantic surge Pours in among the stormy Hebrides."
    Chapter 1 (26% in)

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