Sentence Examples


  • When the convention met and the balloting began, the contest along these factional lines started in earnest.
  • A convention was signed in 1849, which secured the free navigation of the Parana and the independence of the Banda Oriental.
  • On the 15th of July, in spite of the order of the Convention, he was brought before the criminal tribunal of the Rhone-et-Loire, condemned to death, and guillotined the next day.
  • In accordance with the understanding arrived at, the various Australasian parliaments appointed delegates to attend a national convention to be held in Sydney, and on the 2nd March 1891 the convention held its first meeting.
  • The convention met in Adelaide on the 22nd of March 1897, and, after drafting a bill for the consideration of the various parliaments, adjourned until the 2nd of September.