Sentence Examples

  • It consists of a compact central mass and two straggling appendages running from its S.W.
  • Straggling remnants still maintained their independence, but the mass of the Hottentots took service with the colonists as herdsmen, while others became hangers-on about the company's posts and grazing-farms or roamed about the country.
  • It leads through the straggling village of Mina, occupying a long narrow valley (Wadi Mina), two to three hours from Mecca, and thence by the mosque of Mozdalifa over a narrow pass opening out into the plain of Arafa,which is an expansion of the great Wadi Naman,through which the Taif road descends from Mount Kara.
  • Here and there are large straggling snowfields, the largest being Glamu and Drangajokull,' on the culminating points of the plateau.
  • Of this plateau lie the Wichita Mountains, a straggling range of rugged peaks rising abruptly from a level plain.

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