Sentence Examples


  • In 1847 he was appointed governor at the Hague, and commandant in South Holland.
  • On the 10th an ultimatum was sent to Toulba Pasha, the military commandant, intimating that the bombardment would commence at sunrise on the following morning unless the batteries on the isthmus of Ras-el-Tin and the southern shore of the harbour of Alexandria were previously surrendered for the purpose of disarming.
  • The town was founded in 1837 by Commandant H.
  • Pretorius, who became commandant of the Potchefstroom settlers.
  • At midnight on the 5th of July 1764, Mirovich won over some of the garrison, arrested the commandant, Berednikov, and demanded the delivery of Ivan, who there and then was murdered by his gaolers in obedience to the secret instructions already in their possession.