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cornfields Sentence Examples

  • Like Alfred of Wessex, Rhodri also built a fleet in order to protect Anglesea, " the mother of Wales," so called on account of its extensive cornfields which supplied barren Gwynedd with provisions.

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  • In the cultivated upland valleys all over Arabia the Zizyphus j ujuba, called by some travellers lotus, grows to a large tree; its thorny branches are clipped yearly and used to fence the cornfields among which it grows.

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  • Other allied African genera are Steatomys and Lophuromys, which include several species of small mouse-like rodents, with the habits of dormice generally, though some burrow in cornfields.

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  • Among the early Hebrews the king could exact a tithe from cornfields, vineyards and flocks (1 Sam.

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  • Satyrus (431-387), the successor of Spartocus, established his rule over the whole district, adding Nymphaeum to his dominions and laying siege to Theodosia, which was a serious commercial rival by reason of its ice-free port and direct proximity to the cornfields of the eastern Crimea.

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  • It possesses rich meadowlands, cornfields, orchards, gardens, and hills covered with vines.

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  • The central plain is highly cultivated, forming an almost continuous stretch of gardens and vineyards, varied here and there with a few patches of cornfields and pasture lands.

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  • cornfields on the Sabbath.

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  • I grew up surrounded by cornfields all around me.

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  • The gorge opens out into farmland, normally a mixture of golden cornfields with the bright colored poppies that are in large abundance.

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  • A very well equiped three bedroom character cottage in a peaceful village setting with stunning views over open cornfields.

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  • And as it turns out, Monarch larvae and butterflies actually do better in Bt cornfields than in cornfields sprayed with insecticides.

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  • The patchwork of scattered cornfields interspersed with the region's crumbling, gray marl ' badlands ' forms a splendid wildlife habitat.

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  • remonstrated with the man and said: " Why do you make those boys work so hard in your cornfields?

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  • arvense, one of the commonest species, is a troublesome weed in clayey cornfields (see fig.).

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  • The vale of Peshawar is for the most part highly irrigated and well wooded, presenting in the spring and autumn a picture of waving cornfields and smiling orchards framed by rugged hills.

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  • Five species are British; P. Rhoeas is the common scarlet poppy found in cornfields and waste places.

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  • AGATHODAEMON, in Greek mythology, the "good spirit" of cornfields and vineyards.

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  • No doubt many a smiling valley with its stretching cornfields occupies exactly such a "horrid chasm," from which the waters have receded, though it requires the insight and the far sight of the geologist to convince the unsuspecting inhabitants of this fact.

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  • Nearer at hand glittered golden cornfields interspersed with copses.

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  • Someone remonstrated with the man and said: Why do you make those boys work so hard in your cornfields?

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  • It is found in many of our cornfields, and is cultivated in Holland for the tuberous roots, which are said to be edible.

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  • Pheasants Eye (Adonis) - Beautiful perennial or biennial plants, belonging to the Buttercup order, chiefly natives of cornfields in Europe and Western Asia, dwarf, with finely-divided leaves, and red or yellow flowers.

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  • Eight acres of cornfields carved into a challenging maze await tourists.

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