Sentence Examples


  • The last decree proposed the convocation of a national council.
  • The Roman decree was again disregarded.
  • The Sciacca reefs were again closed for three winters by a decree of 1904.
  • After Cimon's death he renounced the war against Persia, and the collapse of 447-445 had the effect of completing his change ' The general impression in Greece was that this decree was the proximate cause of the war.
  • A decree of the parlement (1606), obtained by Marguerite de Valois, deprived him of nearly all his possessions, including Auvergne, though he still retained the title.