Sentence Examples


  • Now it stood empty but for a few derelict buildings.
  • While the papacy thus bent its energies to the destruction of the Crusades in their genuine sense, and preferred to use for its own political objects what was meant for Jerusalem, a layman took up the derelict cause with all the religious zeal which any pope had ever displayed.
  • Land left derelict was occupied by colonial farmers, and over 2000 German immigrants were introduced by Sir George and settled along the frontier (1858-1859).
  • Some canals and river navigations have consequently become derelict, or are only maintained with difficulty and in imperfect condition.
  • The derelict property in the other provinces was divided between adventurers who had advanced money and soldiers who had fought in Ireland.

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