Sentence Examples

  • A lofty stone wall, pierced by five gates and flanked by twenty-four towers, encloses the city, which has a population of about 40,000.
  • The town consists of a European quarter, with streets regularly laid out and fine houses, and the Arab town, with its kasbah or citadel, and tower-flanked walls pierced by three gates.
  • It has wide and regular streets, flanked by numerous gabled houses, and is surrounded by pleasant promenades on the site of its old ramparts.
  • The town is beautifully situated, being flanked on the east and south by hills exceeding 1000 ft.
  • It is flanked on each side by well-preserved warehouses, another group of which, surrounding a large court, lies to the south-west.