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.
  • 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.
  • To complete her misfortunes, the European powers, the church and the small states of Italy, partly from jealous greed of her possessions, partly on the plea of her treason to Christendom in making terms with Islam, partly from fear of her expansion in north Italy, coalesced at Cambrai in 1508 for the partition of Venetian possessions.