Sentence Examples


  • Aspinwall (1807-1875), one of the builders of the railway; but some years afterwards its name was changed by legislative enactment to Colon, in honour of Christopher Columbus, who entered Limon Bay in 1502.
  • The Senate elects a president, confirms or rejects the nominations of the governor, and acts as a court of impeachment for the trial of public officers, besides sharing in legislative functions.
  • Besides its legislative functions the House prepares articles of impeachment and prosecutes the proceedings before the Senate.
  • The length of the legislative session is forty-five days, but it may be extended by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected to each house.
  • He was ex officio excluded from the Legislative Assembly, and his declarations of policy were thus in writing - that is, in the form in which she could most readily exert her power.

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