Sentence Examples


  • Since that time, a British gunboat has been stationed before the residency, and British steamers have been allowed to navigate the river.
  • The whole residency is mountainous, but there are two main parallel ranges of peaks along the northern boundary and through the middle.
  • The northern portion belongs to the Dutch residency of Ternate, the southern portion to that of Amboyna.
  • Dutch Timor gives its name to a residency comprising, besides its own territory, the small adjacent islands, Rotti, Peman, &c., the Savu islands, Sumba or Sandalwood island, the Solor and Allor group of islands, and the eastern half of Flores, all lying between 8° 5' and 11° 5' S.
  • The government of the residency of Batavia differs from that of the other residencies in having no native regencies, the lands being privately owned.