Sentence Examples


  • Shut off from the adjacent Indian Ocean by its mountain barrier, the drainage of the country is westward to the distant Atlantic. As its name implies, the chief rivers rise in Mont aux Sources.
  • Off the Queensland coast the shelf broadens, its outer edge being lined by the seaward face of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Such material, it is suspected, may form the massive bases on which barrier or fringing or atoll reefs are built up.
  • The treaty with Russia provided that Azov should be razed and its territory devastated to form a barrier, Russia having the right to erect a new fortress at Cherkask, an island in the Don, near Azov, and Turkey to build one on the border of Kuban near Azov.
  • During the middle ages cattle and sheep were the chief farm animals, but the intermixture of stock consequent on the common-field system was a barrier to improvement in the breed and conduced to the propagation of disease.
 

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