Sentence Examples

  • Here the main chain of the Alps (as marked by watershed) recedes so far to the north that it has never constituted the frontier.
  • As the Hindu Kush gradually recedes from the Ab-i-Panja and turns south-westwards it gains in altitude, and we find prominent peaks on the crest which measure more than 24,000 ft.
  • Here the Western Cordillera recedes, and the important valley of Arequipa, though on its western slope, is 7000 ft.
  • The upper storey often recedes, leaving wide corridors under the overhanging eaves, and in the " plazas " there are frequently covered arcades.
  • Naturally there is an increasing vagueness as one recedes farther into the past, and for the earlier history of Chaldaea there is great uncertainty.

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