Sentence Examples


  • Was it not so, O Timor Tom! thou famed leviathan, scarred like an iceberg, who so long did'st lurk in the Oriental straits of that name, whose spout was oft seen from the palmy beach of Ombay?
  • In a continuous line from that peninsula stretch the long islands of Sumatra, Java, Bally, and Timor; which, with many others, form a vast mole, or rampart, lengthwise connecting Asia with Australia, and dividing the long unbroken Indian ocean from the thickly studded oriental archipelagoes.
  • Over the next few months the RAF detachment flew shuttle flights into Dilli, East Timor with a round trip taking 3½ hours.
  • Australian prime minister John Howard has argued that East Timor needs better governance.
  • Timor-Leste, security collapsed after renegade soldiers clashed with security forces.

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