How to use Calder in a sentence
It lies in a deep valley on the Hindburn, a feeder of the Calder.
It lies in a bare hilly district on and above the small river Hebble near its junction with the Calder.
It lies in a wild and dreary district on the precipitous banks of the Calder.
It is well situated, mainly on an eminence, near the junction of the Aire and the Calder.
Calderwood Castle on Rotten Calder Water, near High Blantyre, is situated amid picturesque scenery.Advertisement
It is situated on both sides of the river Calder, at the termination of the Rochdale canal.
Calder is spanned by a Roman bridge.
Besides the communications afforded by railway, Barnsley has the advantage of connexion with the Aire and Calder Navigation system of canals.
It lies on both sides of the river Calder, and the scenery of the valley is beautiful in spite of the numerous factories.
The town hall is a handsome classical building erected in 1875; it bridges the county boundary, the Calder, enabling the magistrates to exercise jurisdiction in both counties.Advertisement
The town owes its existence to the construction of the Knottingley canal in 1826 by the Aire and Calder Navigation Company, after which, in 1829, Goole was made a bonding port.
As the year passed by, Argyll, Cassilis, Eglintoun and Boyd went over to Lennox's party, and in an otherwise futile raid of Kirkcaldy's men on Stirling, Lennox was captured and was shot by a man named Calder.
It lies on the river Calder, mainly on the north bank, in a pleasant undulating country, towards the eastern outskirts of the great industrial district of the West Riding.
A large trade in grain is carried on by, means of the Calder, and the building of boats for inland navigation is a considerable industry.
The battle of Wakefield was fought in 1460 on the banks of the river Calder just outside the town.Advertisement
The castle was the scene, according to the tradition which Shakespeare has perpetuated, of the murder of King Duncan by Macbeth, thane of Cawdor (or Calder), in 1040.
The main line of the Aire and Calder navigation runs from Goole by Castleford to Leeds, whence the Leeds and Liverpool canal, running by Burnley and Blackburn, completes the connexion between the Humber and the Mersey.
In the face of railway competition, several of the canals maintain a fair traffic in coal, for which they are eminently suitable - the system of the Birmingham navigation, the Aire and Calder navigation of Yorkshire, and the Leeds and Liverpool navigation have the largest.
It has communication with Liverpool by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, and with Goole and the Humber by the Aire and Calder Navigation.
The latter's uncle, George Leather, was engineer of the Great Aire and Calder Navigation Company, of the Goole Docks, and other similar works, and Fowler passed occasionally into his employment, in which he acquired a thorough knowledge of hydraulic engineering.Advertisement
It is well situated on a slope above the river Colne, a tributary of the Calder.
By the beginning of the 18th century Huddersfield had become a "considerable town," chiefly owing to the manufacture of woollen kersies, and towards the end of the same century the trade was increased by two events - the opening of navigation on the Calder in 1780, and in 1784 that of the cloth-hall or piece-hall, built and given to the town by Sir John Ramsden, baronet.
Calder, M. and Miller, A. (2004) An automatic abstraction technique for verifying featured, parameterised systems.
The wavy fess represents the River Calder which, at the time the arms were granted, was the boundary between Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Calder failed miserably to destroy the French, nor even inflict very serious damage on them.Advertisement
In collaboration with a drama teacher, David Calder he has written a musical called Black Bart's Treasure.
In the January 06 issue of Yachting Monthly, Nigel Calder explains why he has opted to fit diesel-electric propulsion on his new boat.
For Beckett or the nouveau roman, Calder Publications have a long and honorable tradition.
Shaft constructed as part of the inverted siphon under the Aire and Calder Navigation.
Calder will operate using a normally unmanned platform which can be accessed by maintenance crews via helicopter.
Calder, who had only 15 ships to his opponent's 20 and was nervous lest he should be overpowered, did not act with energy.
Rapacious development must not be allowed to infringe green spaces in the Calder valley.