Sentence Examples


  • He was glad he'd waited for the right partner rather than ceding to his advisors' desire for him to mate just to produce an heir.
  • And his son James III., Caterina Cornaro, James II.'s widow, ceding the kingdom of Cyprus to Venice, since she could not hope to maintain it unaided against the Turks.
  • For a moment he thought of abdicating rather than of ceding Burgundy.
  • Was fain to sign terms of peace with Bonaparte at Tolentino, practically ceding the northern part of his states, known as the Legations.
  • After Austerlitz (December 2, 1805) Austria made peace by the treaty of Pressburg, ceding to the kingdom of Italy her part of Venetia along with the provinces of Istria and Dalmatia.
 

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