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promontory
used in In Cold Blood

2 uses
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Definition
a high point of land or rock that overlooks land at lower elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • The car was parked on a promontory where Perry and Dick had stopped to picnic.
    2 — Persons Unknown (39% in)
  • Then he gunned the motor and backed the car off the promontory.
    2 — Persons Unknown (42% in)

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