Sentence Examples


  • Napoleon had forced the Portuguese government to cede to him the northernmost arm of the mouth of the Amazon as the southern boundary of French Guiana with a large slice of the unexplored interior westwards.
  • You've cut me open and – " "I cede your point," he said, smiling.
  • He cared so little for Germany, as distinguished from Austria, that he allowed Lous to compel the diet to cede the imperial fortress of Landau.
  • (and indeed of Godfrey himself, who had promised to cede Jerusalem to the patriarch Dagobert as soon as he should himself acquire Cairo).
  • The Habsburg power was, however, in the end too great for him, and he was forced to cede the duchy to Charles V.