Sentence Examples


  • It is a well-wooded tract, in many places stretching out in charming glades like an English park, but it has a very sparse population and little cultivated land.
  • All over the Veluwe are heaths, scantily cultivated, with fields of rye and buckwheat, cattle of inferior quality, and sheep, and a sparse population.
  • The population of this region, however, is sparse, and its growth is slow.
  • Above the valleys; the latter and the flat tops of the mesas are sometimes covered with a scanty soil and a sparse growth of grass.
  • - The population, always sparse in the desert and steppe regions, was never dense even in the more fertile southern districts.