In the noticeable disturbance of water behind (a maritime vessel).
In-the-wake-of Sentence Examples
The first Europeans to follow in the wake of the Portuguese voyagers were the English.
Lydgate followed in the wake of Chaucer.
A mark of some kind may be left behind in the wake of a faded pimple, but it's not always a permanent scar.
All hints of hesitation left the young girl in the wake of the smother of love that enveloped her.
Thus, although Alexius had been able, in the wake of the crusading armies, to recover a large belt of land round the whole coast of Asia Minor, - the interior remaining subject to the sultans of Konia (Iconium) and the princes of Sivas, - he left the territories to the east of the western boundary of Cilicia in the hands of the Latins when he died in 1118.