Sentence Examples


  • Grabusa, long regarded as an impregnable fortress, was surrendered in 1692, Suda (where the flags of Turkey and the four protecting powers are now hoisted) and Spinalonga in 1715.
  • Impregnable Malta surrenders without a shot; his most reckless schemes are crowned with success.
  • 3 Not until the district was cleared could Jerusalem be taken, and the capture of the almost impregnable Jebusite fortress furnished a centre for future action.
  • The upper fort is a quadrangular building on the summit, with only one approach, and was deemed impregnable by the Mysore princes.
  • Hitherto Venice had enjoyed the advantages of isolation; the lagoons were virtually impregnable; she had no land frontier to defend.