Sentence Examples

  • The terraces may thus be regarded as flat and extended anticlines.
  • Marble terraces and balustrades surround the tank, and a marble causeway leads across the water to the temple, whose gilded walls, roof, dome and cupolas, with vivid touches of red curtains, are reflected in the still water.
  • The site of the city, which spreads back over bluffs and terraces to the foothills of the mountains (2000-3800 ft.
  • Seen from a distance it appears like a succession of dazzling white terraces rising from the water's edge.
  • 9) by a rich and well-watered plain, from which it rises in successive terraces of fertile soil to a height of 400 or 500 ft.