Sentence Examples


  • The coast scenery, especially on the west, is always picturesque and often grand, the cliffs, sheer precipices of brilliant colouring, reaching a height of over l000 ft.
  • The chief of these is occupied by the famous fortress Fredriksten, protected on three sides by precipices founded by Frederick III.
  • This alpine region sends out numerous rivers in a southerly direction, which, forcing their passage through narrow defiles, and precipitated in cataracts over the precipices, eventually pour themselves into the Brahmaputra.
  • The Mokau and Wanganui run between ferny and forest-clad hills and precipices, often of almost incomparable beauty.
  • Slope is abrupt, with precipices from b oo to 4000 ft.