Sentence Examples


  • Failing to dislodge them, and surrounded by hostile troops and an infuriated peasantry, Dupont capitulated with over Battle of 20,000 men.
  • On the following day Harper's Ferry capitulated after a weak defence.
  • On the 18th of July 1806 it was captured, after an heroic defence, by the French under Massena; and on the 18th of July 1815 it capitulated, after a three months' siege, to the Austrians.
  • At this period the religion of Mahomet was spreading over the east, and in 637 the caliph Omar marched on Jerusalem, which capitulated after a siege of four months.
  • On the 4th of July in that year a French army under General de Bourmont attacked the city, which capitulated on the following day.