Sentence Examples


  • Mary, with the assistance of a French contingent, began to fortify Leith.
  • The community had to produce its contingent of the taille.
  • Here he waited two months for reinforcements, and with his Bedouin contingent, strengthened by the adhesion of the Ateba and Bani Khalid tribes, advanced on Shakra in Wushm, which fell in January 1818 after a regular siege.
  • There were also extra charges under contingent regulations of great complexity, which commonly added 50 per cent.
  • He served first in Holland, and in the Thirty Years' War he commanded from 1638 to 1639 the French contingent in the army of his friend Bernard of SaxeWeimar, distinguishing himself particularly at the siege of Breisach in 1638.