Sentence Examples


  • Of gold were exported annually, but shipments ceased soon afterwards, though small quantities of gold-dust can still be obtained from native goldsmiths.
  • Formerly the principal exports, besides slaves, were gold-dust, wax and hides, the gold being obtained from the Futa Jallon district farther inland.
  • For several years gold-dust was a regular circulating medium in the cities as well as in the mining districts of the state.
  • Gold-dust is found in almost all the alpine regions fringing the great plateau.
  • The other centres of population are Shingeti, Wadan and Ujeft, Shingeti being the chief commercial centre, whence caravans take to St Louis gold-dust, ostrich feathers and dates.