Sentence Examples


  • The wooden door and whitewashed walls --along with the open window above the bed allowing in balmy air --soon brought to mind a more tropical place.
  • In front of him, whitewashed dwellings lined wide cobbled streets and reflected brightly in the moonlight.
  • But the costume and physiognomy of the inhabitants, the narrow streets and flatroofed, whitewashed houses, and more than all, the thousands of palm-trees in its gardens and fields, give the place a strikingly Oriental aspect, and render it unique among the cities of Spain.
  • On an eminence in the western part of the city are the ruins of a large square citadel with a small whitewashed building, called Molud Khaneh (the house of birth), in which Fath Ali Shah was born (1772).
  • Cettigne itself is little more than a walled village, consisting of a cluster of whitewashed cottages and some unadorned public buildings.