Sentence Examples


  • There was little fighting, but the commando carried off between two and three hundred native women and children - some of whom were redeemed by their friends, and some escaped, while many of the children were apprenticed to farmers.
  • During the year a Boer commando under Paul Kruger and an army under Cetywayo were posted along the Utrecht border.
  • A commando was called out, which the president himself led.
  • On the 11th of December 1834 a chief of high rank was killed while resisting a commando party.
  • Warden led against the Basuto a commando composed of British soldiers, farmers and a native contingent.