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.
  • That at Helles (which included the French contingent, still as at the outset on the right) was under the charge of Gen.