Sentence Examples


  • The dervish loss was over 10,0cc killed, as many wounded, and 5000 prisoners.
  • In the Sinan Tekke or Dervish monastery the ceremonies of the howling and dancing Dervishes may be witnessed.
  • To the accompaniment of hymns, the dance gradually developing into a wild dervish-like spinning which is kept up till they drop, foaming at the mouth and prophesying.
  • From Gallabat a dervish raiding party penetrated to Gondar, which they looted.
  • The mainland part of the town is surrounded by a high coral wall, built in 1884 to resist dervish attacks.