Sentence Examples


  • The peninsula is much exposed to encroachment by the sea.
  • The steady encroachment of royal officers on Llewelyn's land began immediately, and in 1256 Llewelyn declared war.
  • Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
  • This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
  • The encroachment of land on sea has been calculated at the rate of about three miles in a thousand years.