Sentence Examples


  • The mean elevation is greatest in the west (Altos of Quezaltenango) and least in the east (Altos of Guatemala).
  • Altare, from altos, high; some ancient etymological guesses are recorded by St Isidore of Seville in Etymologiae xv.
  • A few of the streams of the Pacific slope actually rise in the Altos, and force a way through the Sierra Madre at the bottom of deep ravines.
  • The soil is almost a pure sandy gravel with a subsoil of varied nature, but principally altos, gravel, clay or sand.
  • A better idea of this region is conveyed by the native name Altos, or highlands, although that term includes the northern declivity of the Sierra Madre.