Sentence Examples

  • In February 1755 he was appointed vice-admiral, and in April he intercepted the French squadron bound to North America, and took the " Alcide " and" Lys "of sixty-four guns each.
  • MENIN (Flemish Meenen), a town of Belgium in the province of West Flanders situated on the Lys 7 m.
  • The town gives its name to a well-known white wine produced in the neighbouring vineyards, of which the most esteemed are Clos, Bouguerots, Moutonne, Grenoui]le, Montmaires, Lys and Vaux-Desirs.
  • That the system of retting (Loppens and Deswarte's patent) is at least equal to the Lys, as to quality and yield of fibre produced."
  • RENE GOBLET (1828-1905), French politician, was born at Aire-sur-la-Lys, in the Pas de Calais, on the 26th of November 1828, and was educated for the law.

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