Sentence Examples

  • They were hindered by murderous tribal wars in which imported muskets more than decimated the Maori.
  • A starved and decimated population stood face to face with difficulties, not only on every frontier but indeed to some extent within the borders of the State itself.
  • On landing (October 2) at Cape Coast, Wolseley found the Ashanti, who had been decimated by smallpox and fever, preparing to return home.
  • During Basil's reign a terrible visitation of the "Black Death" decimated the population.
  • Kebir after Arabi Pasha and all his officers, from general to subaltern, had fled, and gave way only when decimated by the British field artillery firing case shot.

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