Sentence Examples


  • Six years later began the rapid expansion of Russia in Central Asia, and at the end xxiii.
  • The expansion of trade was due to the establishment of a boat route directly to the island.
  • Monoecious, and bearing their male flowers in catkins, they are readily distinguished from the rest of the catkin-bearing trees by their peculiar fruit, an acorn or nut, enclosed at the base in a woody cup, formed by the consolidation of numerous involucral bracts developed beneath the fertile flower, simultaneously with a cup-like expansion of the thalamus, to which the bracteal scales are more or less adherent.
  • Each of them, besides being a reversing gear, is an expansion gear both in forward and backward running.
  • In 1867 he became governor of Turkestan, and held the post until his death, making himself a name in the expansion of the empire in central Asia.