Sentence Examples


  • It meant the ruin of the landed class, it tended co spoil the moral of those who from the walls of Athens annually watched the wasting of their homesteads, and it involved the many perils of an overcrowded city - a peril increased by, if not also the cause of, the plague.
  • The closer she got to the overcrowded, poor part of the city, the more people jammed the streets, shoving against her in an effort to escape the collapsing buildings.
  • Hell that overcrowded they.re letting murderers walk?
  • During the Napoleonic wars and the Crimean campaign the Grand Harbour was frequently overcrowded with shipping.
  • Surrounded by a massive Venetian wall, it forms a closely built, irregular and overcrowded town, though of late years a few of its streets have been widened.