Sentence Examples


  • It consists of a rocky promontory, containing three natural harbours, a large one on the north-west which is still one of the chief commercial harbours of the Levant, and two smaller ones on the east, which were used chiefly for naval purposes.
  • A vast sum of money and the labour of thousands of men were employed to clear harbours for them, at and near Boulogne.
  • Shore running westward Guantanamo, Santiago and Cienfuegos, are harbours of the first class, several of them among the best of the world.
  • The peculiar pouch-shape of almost all the harbours named (Matanzas being a marked exception) greatly increases their security and defensibility.
  • These pouch harbours are probably " drowned " drainage basins.
 

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