Sentence Examples


  • Its cession to Egypt, which was confirmed by a firman of the 10th of December 1832.
  • The Virginia legislature repealed the act of cession and in 1866 brought suit against West Virginia asking the court to declare the counties a part of Virginia.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 question of the cession of Nice and Savoy had not been raised; for the emperor had not fulfilled his part of the bargain, that he would drive the Austrians out of Italy, since Venice was yet to be freed.
  • By the treaty of Aigun (May 28, 1858), and without any military operations, the cession of a great part of the basin of the Amur was obtained from China.