Alae sentence example

alae
  • Their faces are remarkable for the long upper lip and the depressed broad nose with enormous alae.
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  • The army which guarded or coerced the province consisted, from the time of Hadrian onwards, of (I) three legions, the Second at Isca Silurum (Caerleon-on-Usk, q.v.), the Ninth at Eburacum (q.v.; now York), the Twentieth at Deva (q.v.; now Chester), a total of some 15,000 heavy infantry; and (2) a large but uncertain number of auxiliaries, troops of the second grade, organized in infantry cohorts or cavalry alae, each 500 or 1000 strong, and posted in castella nearer the frontiers than the legions.
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  • The larynx has the lateral sacculi well developed, though entirely concealed within the alae of the thyroid cartilage.
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