Sentence Examples


  • A crowded native quarter built round a picturesque lake lies close to the river with the European quarter to the south of it.
  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.
  • Its surface is hilly, and its appearance (in many parts) somewhat sterile, though in the main, and especially in the neighbourhood of Lough Erne, it is picturesque and attractive.
  • Laoag is on an extensive coast plain, behind which is a picturesque range.
  • Of the principal mosques the large Buyuk Djamia, with nine metal cupolas, has become the National Museum; the Tcherna Djamia or Black Mosque, latterly used as a prison, has been transformed into a handsome church; the Banyabashi Djamia, with its picturesque minaret, is still used by Moslem worshippers.
 

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