Sentence Examples


  • He repelled attempts at relief made by Dekak (Dec. 31, 1097) and Ridwan (Feb.
  • He repelled an invasion of Catalonia undertaken by the king of France in support of Charles of Anjou, and died on the 8th of November 1286.
  • The mob repelled the praetorian guard, but the execution of the hated minister Cleander quieted the tumult.
  • The French attacks of 2792-1793 were repelled by the inhabitants, Cagliari being unsuccessfully bombarded by the French fleet, and the refusal by Victor Amadeus III.
  • Towards the end of the 3rd century, the inroads of the Franks having been repelled by the emperor Probus, the city rapidly acquired wealth and importance.