Sentence Examples


  • The Asiatic elephant inhabits the forest-lands of India, Burma, the Malay Peninsula, Cochin China, Ceylon and Sumatra.
  • In this part of the peninsula they ascend the hills to a considerable height, as they do in the Newara Eliya district of Ceylon, where they have been encountered at an elevation of over 7000 ft.
  • It should be added that some of these large tusks came from Ceylon; such tuskers being believed to be descended from mainland animals imported into the island.
  • In support of his theory Exner states that he has found but little trace of the double maximum and minimum in Ceylon and elsewhere.
  • Much the best practical source of helium is thorianite, a mineral imported from Ceylon for the manufacture of thoria.

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