Sentence Examples


  • The message was not proclaimed in a palace nor even the Temple in Jerusalem - but in a backwater called Nazareth.
  • However, do n't be mistaken for thinking that it is a sleepy backwater - far from it.
  • Nowadays it is a tranquil backwater offering fine views of the river.
  • The location is switched from a provincial backwater of Imperial Russia to a far-flung outpost of the British Empire, Trinidad.
  • The house, situated in a quiet backwater of the village, two hundred yards from the river Lot.

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