Sentence Examples

  • It is a well-wooded tract, in many places stretching out in charming glades like an English park, but it has a very sparse population and little cultivated land.
  • Many districts are fertile, but some, particularly those in the south-eastern part of the province, do not produce sufficient grain for the requirements of the sparse population.
  • The population of this region, however, is sparse, and its growth is slow.
  • Even amongst savages there are few communities, and those but sparse, which subsist entirely upon what is directly provided by nature.
  • All of these were originally salt-steppes, and, where the soil is still highly impregnated with salt, have only a sparse covering of shrubs, mostly members of the Salsolaceae, with thick, greyish green, often downy leaves.