Sentence Examples

  • CHERUSCI, an ancient German tribe occupying the basin of the Weser to the north of the Chatti.
  • Of Hanover, on the left bank of the Weser, which is spanned by two bridges.
  • To the south of Minden is the so-called "Porta Westfalica," a narrow defile by which the Weser quits the mountains.
  • It has been conjectured that the "estuary" here mentioned refers to the Baltic, the existence of which as a separate sea was unknown to all ancient geographers; but the obscure manner in which it is indicated, as well as the inaccuracy of the statements concerning the place from whence the amber was actually derived, both point to the sort of hearsay accounts which Pytheas might readily have picked up on the shores of the German Ocean, without proceeding farther than the mouth of the Ems, Weser or Elbe, which last is supposed by Ukert to have been the limit of his voyage in this direction.
  • A similar treaty was made with Bremen, the free port of that city being situated near the mouth of the Weser at Bremerhaven; and in 1888, the necessary works having been completed, the cities entered the Customs Union.

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