Pronunciation: (prom'un-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
1. a high point of land or rock projecting into the sea or other water beyond the line of coast; a headland.
2. a bluff, or part of a plateau, overlooking a lowland.
3. Anat.a prominent or protuberant part.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.