Sentence Examples


  • She glanced around at the arid camp, taking in the dusty tents and scraggly cacti..
  • This layer he believes specially characteristic of arid dusty regions, while comparatively non-existent in moist climates or where foliage is luxuriant.
  • At each extremity of the island are high mountains, which send off branches along the coast so as to enclose a large arid plain..
  • Their arid country was the best safeguard of their cherished liberty; for the bottle-shaped cisterns for rain-water which they excavated in the rocky or argillaceous soil were carefully concealed from invaders.
  • Laristan consists mainly of mountain ranges in the north and east, and of arid plains varied with rocky hills and sandy valleys stretching thence to the coast.

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