Sentence Examples


  • When the convention met and the balloting began, the contest along these factional lines started in earnest.
  • A convention was signed in 1849, which secured the free navigation of the Parana and the independence of the Banda Oriental.
  • Pierpont was chosen governor of Virginia, other officers were elected and the convention adjourned.
  • In 1779-1780 about 4000 of Burgoyne's troops, surrendered under the "Convention" of Saratoga, were quartered here; in October 1780 part of them were sent to Lancaster, Pa., and later the rest were sent north.
  • In the course of the proceedings it was announced that Queensland desired to come within the proposed union; and in view of this development, and in order to give further opportunity for the consideration of the bill, the convention again adjourned.