How to use Cairns in a sentence
These are cairns of piled stones, each stone about the size of a man's head.
Cairns is the natural outlet for the gold-fields, tin-mines and silver-fields of the district and for the rich copper district of Chillagoe.
In the vicinity of Cairns are extensive sugar plantations, with sugar mills and refineries; the culture of coffee and tobacco has rapidly extended; bananas, pine-apples and other fruits are exported in considerable quantities and there is a large industry in cedar.
Cairns became a municipality in 1885.
The cairns are from 12 to 15 ft.Advertisement
The antiquities consist of cairns and tumuli; the remains of the fortress of Emain near the city of Armagh, once the residence of the kings of Ulster; and Danes Cast, an extensive fortification in the south-east of the county, near Poyntzpass, extending into Co.
In 1864 the Convocation of the province of Canterbury, having taken the opinion of two of the most eminent lawyers of the day (Sir Hugh Cairns and Sir John Rolt), passed judgment upon the volume entitled Essays and Reviews.
Near this bridge are numerous barrows and cairns, on the right from Aberystwyth.
More important than this was the worship paid, especially in the North, to rocks and stone cairns, while springs and pools also were frequently regarded as sacred in all Teutonic lands.
At Bellenden Ker, near Cairns, in North Queensland (diocese of Carpentaria), many natives have settled upon a reserve granted by government to the Anglican Church, and at another reserve, Fraser Island, the diocese of Brisbane has also undertaken successful work.Advertisement
Antiquarian remains are somewhat numerous, such as forts and cairns in Cromarty parish, and stone circles in Urquhart and Logie Wester and Knockbain parishes, the latter also containing a hut circle and rock fortress.
The best-known of these is situated on the banks of the Boyne above Drogheda, and consists of a group of the largest cairns in Ireland.
Meath, there is a group of about thirty stone barrows or cairns, mostly chambered, their bases measuring from 5 or 6 to 60 yds.
Standing stones, cairns and other memorials of a remote antiquity occur near Tormore, on Machrie Bay, Lamlash, and other places.
The question of raising him to the bench was seriously considered by Lord Cairns, who, however, seems to have thought that the ungrudging hospitality and goodwill with which Benjamin had been received by the English legal profession had gone far enough.Advertisement
There are several cairns and the remains of a circular British encampment on the mountain between Aberdare and Merthyr.
They advised customers who had bought products from J&H Cairns to dispose of them.
The remains of prehistoric cairns, ancient raths, souterrains and medieval mottes are all visible across the landscape.
Hut circles and clearance cairns are also found on the site.
The route to the cave entrance should be clearly marked by cairns, lights etc. in case of fog or darkness.Advertisement
Cairns went one better than last year, when he was the beaten finalist behind Nick Taylor.
Burial cairns and stone circles, rock carvings and standing stones, duns and hillforts speak of millennia of continuous habitation.
After a short layover, we then flew on back to Cairns, Australia.
Scotland was picked out with ease and his neat lob gave Cairns no chance.
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Local wildlife With a somewhat sour taste in my mouth from immigration, I ventured into Cairns.
Mr Cairns is a full time shop steward within Coventry City on behalf of the TGWU.
The pagans have rude statues of deities and places of sacrifice indicated by flat-topped cairns.
The second was called for by the preference which the common law gave to a distant collateral over the brother of the half-blood of the first purchaser; the fourth conferred an indefeasible title on adverse possession for twenty years (a term shortened by Lord Cairns in 1875 to twelve years); the fifth reduced the number of witnesses required by law to attest wills, and removed the vexatious distinction which existed in this respect between freeholds and copyholds; the last freed an innocent debtor from imprisonment only before final judgment (or on what was termed mesne process), but the principle stated by Campbell that only fraudulent debtors should be imprisoned was ultimately given effect to for England and Wales in 1869.1 In one of his most cherished objects, however, that of Land Registration, which formed the theme of his maiden speech in parliament, Campbell was doomed to disappointment.
On the other hand, he was most indignant when in the House of Lords he was accused by Lord Cairns of impairing British interests and relinquishing the queen's suzerainty.
Even when the convention was being negotiated doubts arose as to its meaning, and legal authorities were divided as to its effect (see speech of Lord Cairns, Hansard, 269, p. 261; Lord Selborne, 260, p. 309; answer of attorney-general 260, 1534).
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The summit is a broad stony plateau, with two summit cairns (some 100 meters apart) toward the northern edge.
I was on a plateau, a trackless waste with the cairns of Drygarn some 2 miles directly north.
Top Ten Terriers is a group of spirited breeds including West Highlands, Cairns, Airedales and Schnauzers.
Two brothers named Cairns added further innovation to the helmet by affixing leather "front pieces" showing identification information, and this became a tradition that lasts through today, with the digital Cairns Front configurator.
Phenix Technologies also produces a "traditional leather" helmet, very similar to the Cairns' design.
The three large stones known as "The King's Grave," a hill-fort, and cairns are of interest to the antiquary.
The most important tin-mines in Queensland are in the Herberton district, south-west of Cairns; at Cooktown, on the Annan and Bloomfield rivers; and at Stanthorpe, on the border of New South Wales.
These are the days of Mina, a fair and joyous feast, with no special ceremony except that each day the pilgrim is expected to throw seven stones at the jamrat al `agaba, and also at each of two similar cairns in the valley.