Sentence Examples

  • St Anthony became a city in 1860, and Minneapolis, which then had only 2 564 inhabitants, soon outstripped its neighbour after the Civil War, and received a city charter in 1867.
  • It was a few years since the most numerously attended of any university in Germany, but it has since been outstripped by those of Berlin and of Munich.
  • In the former capacity he was speedily outstripped by more fortunate scholars.
  • The Friedrich Wilhelm University, although young in point of foundation, has long outstripped its great rival Leipzig in numbers, and can point with pride to the fact that its teaching staff has yielded to none in the number of illustrious names.
  • The production of alkali in Great Britain, soon after the introduction of the Leblanc process, became the most extensive in the world, and outstripped that of all other countries put together.

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