Sentence Examples

  • He was taken prisoner by Hannibal (Livy xxi.
  • The river is here spanned by a long iron and steel bridge connecting with East Hannibal, Ill.
  • Hannibal is the trade centre of a rich agricultural region, and has an important lumber trade, railway shops, and manufactories of lumber, shoes, stoves, flour, cigars, lime, Portland cement and pearl buttons (made from mussel shells); the value of the city's factory products increased from $2,698,720 in 1900 to $4,442,099 in 1905, or 64.6%.
  • Hannibal was laid out as a town in 1819 (its origin going back to Spanish land grants, which gave rise to much litigation) and was first chartered as a city in 1839.
  • The town of South Hannibal was annexed to it in 1843.

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