Sentence Examples


  • The difference between English and Roman miles would be compensated for by the more devious course taken by the railway.
  • The original road, too, adopted in imperial times a more devious but easier route by Aeclanum instead of by Trevicum.
  • The Thames follows a devious course through London, and the fine embankments on its north side, nowhere continuing uninterruptedly for more than 2 m., do not form important thoroughfares, with the exception of the Victoria Embankment.
  • From Sultanieh he proceeded by Kashan and Yazd, and turning thence followed a somewhat devious route by Persepolis and the Shiraz and Bagdad regions, to the Persian Gulf.
  • After a devious chase of a month Hood moved across Alabama to northern Mississippi.

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