Translation of promontory in Spanish:

promontory

promontorio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɒm(ə)nt(ə)ri//ˈprɑmənˌtɔri/

noun

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    promontorio masculine
    • I beached it in a small bay and clambered to a rocky promontory to admire the surrounding grandeur and check my progress.
    • The Inn is built high on a rocky promontory that looks over Chesterman Beach, and the sheer acreage of windows in this cedar-and-glass structure makes it ideal for its winter attraction - storm-watching.
    • If you want to be independent, go to any promontory, headland or peninsula that has deep water close inshore and allows you to stand on a cliff a good height above water level.
    • It was hard to tell which eagle-eyed member of the crew spotted the stranded paddler waving at us from a rocky promontory.
    • Survivors of the burning of Panama City in 1671 rebuilt a walled bastion on a rocky promontory to the west.
    • A coastal path climbs spectacularly over a rocky promontory and brings you to L' Estagnol, where you will find a sheltered sandy cove.
    • Regardless of how you get there, it is worth making a trip to the island's capital, which is built on a promontory that projects dramatically out into the sea.
    • They walked for a distance over the rough hillside and then came to a halt on a promontory which loomed out over the ravine.
    • Both ponds were divided from the lake by a low promontory of land that encircled them.
    • You leave the cliffs and promontories and blue sea gulfs behind, and corkscrew inland, past the roadside shrines with their solitary icons and flickering candles.
    • The castle was perched atop a promontory jutting from the foothill of a steep, ice-stained mountain whose angular cliffs rose tier after tier to a single high bluff of bare rock.
    • This promontory, overlooking the narrow neck joining the peninsula to the mainland, constituted a protected yet strategic location.
    • You have to read your tides right - otherwise you could find yourself stranded on the rocky causeway that connects the promontory to the mainland.
    • The dark shapes that smudged the even line of the ocean were mountains, or perhaps promontories, riding high and magnificent upon the vastness of the water.
    • The Oyster Residence is a seven-bedroom eco-retreat perched on a rocky promontory and surrounded by a pine forest that comes all the way down to the shores of the eastern Mediterranean.
    • The house sits on a rocky promontory at the southern tip of Kata beach, one of the best on the island.
    • Imagine a hooked promontory jutting from the cliffs, but submerged 10m.
    • From the tip of the headland you are treated to a view of more unblemished promontories dotted along the coast.
    • The cavalry stopped just short of bow range from the rocky promontory, and the women prepared for a ground assault.
    • Strategically situated on a rocky promontory with an adjacent natural harbor, it was called Cabo Corso, or short cape, by the Portuguese.