Sentence Examples


  • Olhao has a good harbour at the head of the Barra Nova, a deep channel among the sandy islands which fringe the coast.
  • Long by 12 broad), and opposite on the north bank is Barra Point, the river being here contracted to 21 m.
  • Of the capital, Conceicao da Barra (municipality, 5628), the port of Sao Matheus and Cachoeira do Itapemirim (4049), an important commercial centre in the south.
  • The chief islands of the Outer Hebrides are Lewis-with-Harris (or Long Island), North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Barra, the Shiants, St Kilda and the Flannan Isles, or Seven Hunters, an uninhabited group, about 20 M.
  • The total length of this group, from Barra Head to the Butt of Lewis, is 130 m., the breadth varying from less than 1 m.

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