Sentence Examples


  • It is picturesquely situated in a shallow defile of the Chiltern Hills, towards their western face.
  • Next follows (viii.-xi.) a detailed description, in the form of a vision, of the sin of Jerusalem: within the temple-area elders and others are worshipping beastforms, Tammuz and the sun (probably actual cults of the time); men approach to defile the temple and slay the inhabitants of the city (ix.).
  • Separated from the Jura by the defile of Belfort (Troue de Belfort) the Vosges extend northward parallel to the course of the Rhine.
  • The story is that the Romans, entangled in a defile, were suffering from thirst.
  • North of Mostar, it cleaves a passage through the celebrated Narenta defile, a narrow gorge, 12 m.

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