Sentence Examples

  • For surmounting still steeper slopes, cable railways may be employed.
  • Little is left of the old fortifications except a tower of the 13th or 14th century, surmounting a gateway known as the Tour de Garnabie.
  • The isthmus on which the town stands (which position has caused it to be likened to Corinth) can be crossed without surmounting any great elevation, and offers a feasible canal route.
  • Surmounting all, at the intersection of the arches is a cross.
  • Lee, surmounting a lofty granite pedestal at the head of Franklin Street.