Sentence Examples


  • In the river-beds, however, and at some distance from the sea, older strata and eruptive rocks underlie the alluvium.
  • During and since the deposition of the rocks that underlie them the tract has been the scene of repeated terrestrial disturbances.
  • The fifth temple, that of Venus Pompeiana, lay to the west of the basilica; traces of two earlier periods underlie the extant temple, which was in progress of rebuilding at the time of the eruption.
  • Nino's story reads like that of such a female missionary, and something similar must underlie the story of her Armenian companions.
  • The prevailing formations appear to be granites which are veined with white quartz, and underlie old sedimentary brown sandstone and limestone formations.