Sentence Examples

  • Modern Murtana is a large village, long under the dominion of the Dere Beys of the Tekke Oglu family.
  • The wealthier inhabitants have summer residences at Beilan near the summit of the pass, long a stronghold of freebooting Dere Beys and the scene of the victory won by Ibrahim Pasha in 1832, which opened Cilicia to his advance.
  • Under the rule of the Turks and, later, the beys of Tunis Mandia became a place of little importance.
  • Formerly the seat of the beys of Oran, it is occupied by the general in command of the military division and also serves as barracks.
  • Porto Farina was the naval arsenal of the piratical beys of Tunis and was bombarded by the English under Admiral Blake in 16J5.

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