Sentence Examples

  • The emperor, however, successfully gilded the hook by awarding Algarve, the southern province of Portugal, to Godoy.
  • Godoy, having the prospect of the Algarve before him, likewise offered no opposition to the advance of Napoleon's troops to the capital; and so it came about that Murat, named by Napoleon his Lieutenant in Spain, was able to enter Madrid in force and without opposition from that usually clannish populace.
  • Portugal was to be subsequently divided between Spain and France, and a new principality of the Algarve was to be carved out for Godoy.
  • In his reign Algarve became part of Portugal.
  • The Algarve and parts of Alemtejo might belong to North-West Africa rather than to Europe.