Sentence Examples

  • A new emir was appointed, but he died within a few months.
  • It derives its name from the Seljuk emir who took Tralles, and is the richest and most productive province of Asiatic Turkey.
  • The emir of Sokoto took an oath of allegiance to the British Crown and Sokoto became a British province, to which at a later period Gando was added as a subprovince - thus making of Sokoto one of the double provinces of the protectorate.
  • The dominions of the emir of Sokoto have suffered some diminutions by reason of British agreements with France relating to the common frontier of the two European powers in the western Sudan.
  • The emir felt deeply the loss of territory ceded to France in 1904 but accepted the settlement with much loyalty.

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