Sentence Examples


  • (2) Tidal wave killed thousands of people.
  • The waters of the firth are shallow, and a tidal bore occurs periodically.
  • In 1868 the town was nearly destroyed by an earthquake, in 1875 by fire, and again in 1877 by earthquakes, a fire and a tidal wave.
  • The low ground between the slight hills flanking the Thames valley, and therefore mainly south of the present river, was originally occupied by a shallow lagoon of estuarine character, tidal, and interspersed with marshy tracts and certain islets of relatively firm land.
  • In the case of Messina the horror of the situation was heightened by a tidal wave.