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promontory

1. a high point of land, esp of rocky coast, that juts out into the sea
2. Anatomy any of various projecting structures

promontory

[′präm·ən‚tȯr·ē]
(geology)
A high, prominent projection or point of land, or a rock cliff, jutting out boldly into a body of water.
A cape, either low-lying or of considerable height, with a bold termination.
A bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland.
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For more information on Promontory Financial Group in Asia, please contact Ronald Gould or Frederic Lau at +852 3975 2901 or Alexander Carmichael at +65 6410 0900.
Placement of Silastic sheeting helps guide the middle-ear mucosa to heal and line the areas where it was missing because of disease or surgery, and it helps prevent the formation a fadhesions between the graft and the promontory.
The breakthrough of CDARS is its sophisticated matching engine, which allows banks to work together to provide federal deposit insurance to customers with large accounts," says Mark Jacobsen, president and chief operating officer of Promontory.
The poor Neo-Gothic Town Hall (partly by Norman Shaw) is left, dwarfed, on a promontory in a new lake, in which it is supposed to be reflected.
After only one week of offering CDARS, Community Bank is among the leaders in our national network,'' said Mark Jacobsen, president and chief operating officer of Promontory Interfinancial Network LLC, which operates the program.
The winning design promises to transform a barren, underused space into a destination point for Lower Manhattan - a green promontory overlooking the harbor for all New Yorkers to enjoy" said Frank E.
Late last summer my friend Andrew Leitch and I drove from New York to Promontory Summit, Utah, in search of Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, 1970.
SAN DIEGO -- Although S2 and S3 are popular anatomical sites for reattachment of prolapsed pelvic organs that are based on the vaginal axis, they are weaker sites than the sacral promontory.
WASHINGTON -- Promontory Financial Group today announced that it has promoted Alice Cho to Managing Director in the firm's San Francisco office.
IBM today announced plans to acquire Promontory Financial Group, a global market-leading risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm.
Promontory Interfinancial Network, a financial services company, made a presentation to officials in Nassau County, Long Island, on an initiative aimed at allowing greater ease in the depositing of public funds.
Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Promontory Financial Group (PFG) warned that Asian financial companies face hidden regulatory pitfalls in the Year of the Snake.