Sentence Examples

  • Berar also suffered from the famines of 1897 and 1900.
  • The country was also visited by a succession of famines and floods, and in 1348 the Black Death swept over Europe like a terrible scourge.
  • 21); indeed, so long as the Hebrews were an agricultural people, in a land often ravaged by severe famines, the law of the Sabbatical year could not have been observed.
  • The few records during the middle ages are borne out by what is known of famines and pestilence.
  • It suffered in the famines of 1866, 1874-1875 and 1896-1897.