Sentence Examples


  • The office of chieftain is sometimes held by women.
  • In 1667 the robber chieftain, Stenka Razin, made an unsuccessful attempt to capture the city.
  • His descendants, through the rescued Fancha, fell into complete obscurity until about the middle of the 16th century, when one of them, Nurhachu by name, a chieftain of a small tribe, rose to power.
  • Tong Castle shares with the castle of the same name in Kent the legend of the dealings of the Saxon Hengest with the British chieftain Vortigern.
  • The most famous bearer of the name was the British chieftain who led the native resistance to the Roman invaders in A.D.