Sentence Examples

  • Its cession to Egypt, which was confirmed by a firman of the 10th of December 1832.
  • Performed his three days penance in the winter of 1077; and there she made the cession of her vast domains to the church.
  • The Virginia legislature repealed the act of cession and in 1866 brought suit against West Virginia asking the court to declare the counties a part of Virginia.
  • It came into the possession of Spain, although it remained formally a portion of the Empire until its cession at the peace of Westphalia in 1648.
  • The offer of French assistance, made after the proclamation of the republic in the spring of 1848, had been rejected mainly because France, fearing that the creation of a strong Italian state would be a danger to her, would have demanded the cession of Nice and Savoy, which the king refused to consider.