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Jane Eyre, Chapter 1, Charlotte Bronte

Bronte, Charlotte. "Chapter 1." Jane Eyre. London: Smith, Elder, 1847. N. pag. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In lines 37-38:

"They were those which treat of the haunts of sea-fowl; of ‘the solitary rocks and promontories’ by them only inhabited;"

the word promontories means


nests built by groups of birds on the side of a cliff.


area of land sticking out into the sea.


soft, grassy marsh areas.


breeding grounds for birds.

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