Sentence Examples


  • Naturally nothing more was heard of the partition of Portugal.
  • This led to the second partition (1793), by which Russia obtained the eastern provinces with three millions of inhabitants.
  • When Frederic the Great gained West Prussia by the first partition of Poland (1772), he was uniting together once more the dominions of the Order, sundered since 1466; and it is the kings of Prussia who have inherited the Order's task of maintaining German influence on the banks of the Vistula.
  • This partition is termed the specification of the separation.
  • The conquest was easy; but, when it came to a partition, Ferdinand played his ally false.