The largest of these is situated in the centre of Cheduba island.
There are signs of trade with Etruria as early as the 7th century B.C. The Carthaginians made it into an important grainproducing centre; and the Romans set foot in the island more than once during the First Punic War.
Amritsar is chiefly notable as the centre of the Sikh religion and the site of the Golden Temple, the chief worshipping place of the Sikhs.
In the centre of the Schlossplatz is the lofty jubilee column, erected in 1841 in memory of the king of Wurttemberg, William I., and in the courtyard of the old palace is a bronze equestrian statue of Duke Eberhard the Bearded.
A smaller place in the centre of the island named Betancuria (586) is the administrative capital.
The centre of interest now shifts to the India House and to the British parliament.
They are distributed over the whole island, but are perhaps most frequent towards the centre and in the Nurra.
In the centre of the principal quadrangle of the hospital there is a statue of George II.
This finer matter which collects in the centre of each vortex is the first matter of Descartes - it constitutes the sun or star.
In a year after she first went to Helen Keller, Miss Sullivan found herself and her pupil the centre of a stupendous fiction.
The center of both wheels had a black band around the axis.
Chimneys are unknown in the older houses; the hearth is in the centre of the chief room, and the smoke escapes through the roof.
The name Barbaria for the mountainous district in the east centre of Sardinia, in the district of Nuoro, which still exists in the form Barbargia, goes back to the Roman period, the civitates Barbariae being mentioned in an inscription of the time of Tiberius (Corp. inscr.
Callander owes much of its prosperity to the fact that it is the centre from which the Trossachs is usually visited, the route being that described in Scott's Lady of the Lake.
Very little is known about the town, which is the trade centre of a considerable district, including Kataghan, where the best horses in Afghanistan are bred.
The railway runs through the centre of the rice-producing area, and feeder roads open up the country as far as the Shan foot-hills.
Zimbabwe was probably the distributing centre for the gold traffic carried on in the middle ages between subjects of the Monomotapa and the Mahommedans of the coast.
Upon it or its site centre nearly all the historical associations of the place.
Vancouver is the centre of the important timber industry of British Columbia.
I have often held in my hand a little model of the Plymouth Rock which a kind gentleman gave me at Pilgrim Hall, and I have fingered its curves, the split in the centre and the embossed figures "1620," and turned over in my mind all that I knew about the wonderful story of the Pilgrims.
From Munich, and at the centre of a network of railways placing it in direct communication with all the principal towns of south Germany.
Stuttgart is the centre of the publishing trade of south Germany, and it has busy industries in everything connected with the production of books.
The church, but also their refusal to re-establish that "centre of political unity," the Holy Roman Empire.
He made the capital of Christendom the centre of culture.
Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
It is a centre of the paper-making industry, with which the town has been connected since the 14th century.
It is beautifully situated in the centre of a valley basin on a plateau 3500 ft.
Joplin is the trade centre of a rich agricultural and fruit-growing district, but its growth has been chiefly due to its situation in one of the must productive zinc and lead regions in the country, for which it is the commercial centre.
Charlottesville is a trade centre for the surrounding country; among its manufactures are woollen goods, overalls, agricultural implements and cigars and tobacco.
The large transit trade and the local trade of the island centre upon Valletta.
On his way to Germany after Sedan slept one night in the little town, which is a convenient centre for visiting that battlefield.