Sentence Examples


  • As a bulwark against the Spanish, the colony was successful, but as an economic experiment it was a failure.
  • The fortress was an important bulwark against English invasion, and the town - which was created a royal burgh by David II.
  • The valleys of the Aire and other rivers traverse it longitudinally, a fact to which its importance as a bulwark of north-eastern France is largely due.
  • This conjoint valley of the Rion-Kura was in remote antiquity the site of several Greek colonial settlements, later the seat of successive kingdoms of the Georgians, and for centuries it has formed a bulwark against hostile invasions from the south and east.
  • For more than fifty years after the peace of Vienna the principality of Transylvania continued to be the bulwark of the liberties of the Magyars.