Sentence Examples

  • The long struggle was over, and England now retained nothing of her old transmarine possessions save Calais and the Channel Islands.
  • Might dream of extending their transmarine possessions to the detriment of their suzerain at Paris.
  • Such as survived had now to choose between losing or the other section of their lands; those whose holding was mainly Norman adhered to Philip; those who had more land in England sacrificed their transmarine estates.
  • At the beginning of the 10th century its transmarine possessions had been greatly reduced in size by the loss of Brazil, but were still only surpassed in extent by those of three powers - Great Britain, France and Germany.
  • Since the Spanish War of 1898 there have been added to the United States various transmarine dominions, r~one of which has been formed into a state, or is likely to be so formed for a good while to come; and there is also one small piece of original area of the United States, viz, the District of Columbia, which is outside any state, because it contains the national capital.

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