Sentence Examples


  • The city of Kano appears on the map of the Arab geographer, Idrisi, A.D.
  • But even in these districts the botanist and the geographer can easily distinguish between the chern or thick forest of the Altai and the taiga of East Siberia.
  • Shemakha was the capital of the khanate of Shirvan, and was known to the Roman geographer Ptolemy as Kamachia.
  • There he imbibed the theories of his uncle the Abbe Cornelius de Pauw (1739-1799), philosopher, geographer and diplomatist at the court of Frederick the Great.
  • A curious notice of this building is found in the Arabian geographer Yaqut.