Sentence Examples

  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, a city and the county-seat of Albemarle county, Virginia, U.S.A., picturesquely situated on the Rivanna river, 96 m.
  • Charlottesville is a trade centre for the surrounding country; among its manufactures are woollen goods, overalls, agricultural implements and cigars and tobacco.
  • In June 1781 Tarleton raided Charlottesville and the vicinity, nearly captured Thomas Jefferson, and destroyed the public records and some arms and ammunition.
  • In 1888 Charlottesville was chartered as a city administratively independent of the county.
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, a state institution for higher education, situated at Charlottesville among the foot-hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.