Acclivities sentence example

acclivities
  • and S., merely gently sloping acclivities in the S., but rising into precipitous.
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  • above the sea, the limit of the luxuriant growth of that hardy conifer in Britain; and in moist valleys or on imperfectly drained acclivities Norway spruce is more suitable.
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  • The upper town is built on the acclivities and summit of a rock which rises abruptly from the river to the height of 180 ft., and gives the town a very picturesque appearance.
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