Sentence Examples


  • A crowded native quarter built round a picturesque lake lies close to the river with the European quarter to the south of it.
  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.
  • Of the principal mosques the large Buyuk Djamia, with nine metal cupolas, has become the National Museum; the Tcherna Djamia or Black Mosque, latterly used as a prison, has been transformed into a handsome church; the Banyabashi Djamia, with its picturesque minaret, is still used by Moslem worshippers.
  • The lakes of Argentina are exceptionally numerous, although comparatively few are large enough to merit a name on the ordinary general map. They vary from shallow, saline lagoons in the north-western plateaus, to great, picturesque, snow-fed lakes in the Andean foothills of Patagonia.
  • Crevillente is a picturesque old town built among the eastern foothills of the Sierra de Crevillente.
 

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