Sentence Examples

  • The circuit of the walls of London which were left by the Romans was never afterwards enlarged, and the population did not overflow into the suburbs to any extent until the Tudor period.
  • It is the source of the Rio Limay and receives the overflow from two smaller neighbouring lakes.
  • On the appearance of serious leakage the overflow level of the water originally at of was lowered for safety to gh; and for many years the reservoir was worked with its general level much below gh.
  • Above the timber-bearing soil along the banks, and all along the lower river the country is liable to overflow; and as the land backward from the stream slopes downward from the banks heaped up by successive flood-deposits, each overflow creates along the river a fringe of swamps.
  • The north-east barrier was pierced by underground passages (katavothra) which carried off the overflow from Copais.

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