Sentence Examples

  • Because many port cities are oriented toward the water - a holdover from when ocean travel and shipping were primary industries - the port may be located downtown in congested areas.
  • The legislature, composed of the members from the western counties who had been elected on the 23rd of May and some of the holdover senators who had been elected in 1859, met at Wheeling on the 1st of July, filled the remainder of the state offices, organized a state government and elected two United States senators who were recognized at Washington.