Sentence Examples


  • Maybe he wasn't a saddle bum, but only a greenhorn would think he could live off the barren land that surrounded them.
  • Leo Africanus rightly describes its lower course as "severing by its winding channel the barren and naked soil from the green and fruitful."
  • The greater part of Patagonia is comparatively barren and has no arboreal growth, except in the well-watered valleys of the Andean foothills.
  • Having left the tree-line far behind him, nothing is visible to the traveller for miles around but barren peaks and torn crags in indescribable confusion.
  • It is not to be supposed that this antarctic element, to which Professor Tate has applied the name Euronotian, entered a desert barren of all life.

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