noun, plural prom·on·to·ries.
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Promontory is something else, former regulators who help banks comply with—and predict— what their regulators do.The Best Longreads in Business and Finance for the Week of March 22|Matthew Zeitlin|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Have the president drive in the golden fence post at Promontory Point II and sign the amnesty right there.Just 'Building the Damn Fence' Won't Fix Everything|Justin Green|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of the woods of this forest, advancing far into the inundated valley, formed a sort of promontory above the sheet of water.
"That sandy promontory on the extremity of which stands Fortress Monroe," he answered.Elsie's Vacation and After Events|Martha Finley
The promontory Trogilium itself may be considered as a foot of the mountain Mycale.
On the coast of the continent opposite to the Myndian territory is Astypalæa a promontory, and Zephyrium.
Above Soli in the interior is Limenia a city, then follows the promontory of Crommyon.