Sentence Examples


  • The university, founded in 1869, built mainly of basalt, has schools of arts, medicine, chemistry and mineralogy.
  • Two days' journey beyond Rakka, where the Euphrates breaks through the basalt dike of el-IIamme, are two admirably preserved ruins, built of gypsum and basalt, that on the Mesopotamian side called Zelebiya (Chanuga), and that on the Syrian, much the finer of the two, Halebiya or Zenobiya, the ancient Zenobia.
  • Large areas are overlain with trachyte, basalt, obsidian, tuff and pumice.
  • Is perhaps the fine spring north of the village, a shallow pool of good water full of small fish, rising between black basalt boulders: or more probably the copious `Ain Jalud.
  • These are modified forms of basic rocks such as basalt, dolerite and diabase.

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