Sentence Examples


  • From 1850 to 1900 fairly full industrial statistics were gathered as a part of each decennial census.
  • The number of members, originally 196, is subject to change after each decennial census.
  • But according to the eleventh census the decennial rate of growth of population fell suddenly from over 30%, which the figures had shown between 1870 and 1880, and in every preceding decade of the century, except that of the Civil War, to less than 25%, in spite of an immigration nearly double that of any preceding decade'.
  • The population at the succeeding decennial censuses was as follows: (1900), 45,246; / (1870), 7 1, 44 0; (1880), 11 5,5 8 7; (1890), 20 4,4 68; (1900), 285,315.
  • From 1792 to 1799 he was occupied with the measurement of the arc of the meridian extending from Dunkirk to Barcelona, and published a detailed account of the operations in Base du systeme metrique (3 vols., 1806, 1807, 1810), for which he was awarded in 181 o the decennial prize of the Institute.