Sentence Examples


  • He took the same route as Drake along the west coast of America.
  • The lower Colorado river was discovered in 1540, but the explorers did not penetrate California; in 1542-1543 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo explored at least the southern coast; in 1579 Sir Francis Drake repaired his ships in some Californian port (almost certainly not San Francisco Bay), and named the land New Albion; two Philippine ships visited the coast in 1584 and 1595, and in 1602 and 1603 Sebastian Vizcaino discovered the sites of San Diego and Monterey.
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  • It took the better part of forty-five minutes to reach Drake Field.
  • Drake, Unexplored Syria (1872); G.