Sentence Examples


  • In April 1831 William took the command of a Dutch army for the invasion of Belgium, and in a ten-days' campaign defeated and dispersed the Belgian forces under Leopold I.
  • It seemed an invasion of his privacy, but he had insisted that it was now all theirs, not his.
  • Napoleon could not have commanded an invasion of Russia and never did so.
  • St Albans was also the headquarters of an attempted Fenian invasion of Canada in 1870.
  • June 1596 and signed by Napier, giving a list of his inventions for the defence of the country against the anticipated invasion by Philip of Spain.