The peninsula is much exposed to encroachment by the sea.
Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
the constant encroachment along an extended line of frontier; there is also no religious question involved.
view of ecclesiastical encroachment on the civil power; the quaint verses, disposed in his now favourite dialogue-form, were first published, nine years after his death, under the title Historia ecclesiastics (L.W.