Sentence Examples

  • Fruits, grain and medicinal plants are obtained in great abundance, especially where the soil is largely of volcanic origin, as in the Altos and Sierra Madre.
  • The mean elevation is greatest in the west (Altos of Quezaltenango) and least in the east (Altos of Guatemala).
  • A few of the streams of the Pacific slope actually rise in the Altos, and force a way through the Sierra Madre at the bottom of deep ravines.
  • The soil is almost a pure sandy gravel with a subsoil of varied nature, but principally altos, gravel, clay or sand.
  • The court became an important literary centre, the king himself composed a Livro de Montaria, so far unedited, and his sons are rightly described as Camoens as " inclyta geracdo, altos I of antes."