Sentence Examples


  • Being composed largely of red clays and laterite, the soil is not generally rich, and calls for the patient cultivation of the Chinese gardener to make it really productive.
  • In their upper courses all the southern affluents of the Ghazal flow across a plateau of ferruginous laterite, their valleys having steep banks.
  • The eastern portion of the district is the ordinary alluvial plain of the Gangetic delta; the western part consists of undulating beds of laterite resting on a rock basis, and covered with small scrub jungle.
  • Laterite is a ferruginous and argillaceous rock, varying from 30 to 200 ft.
  • Laterite may be roughly divided into two kinds, high-level and low-level laterites.