Sentence Examples

  • It was demolished in 1897, the defences being antiquated.
  • In modern times the ramparts have been demolished, and new wide streets pierced through the town.
  • It is almost invariably square; the only examples of round campanili in this part of Italy are to be found at Ravenna and at Caorle to the east of Venice; while inside Venice itself the solitary exception to the square plan was the campanile of San Paternian, built in 999 and now demolished, which was a hexagon.
  • The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.
  • The town walls were in the main demolished towards the end of the 19th century.

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