East-indian sentence example

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  • With the exception of Tasmania there are no important islands belonging geographically to Australia, for New Guinea, Timor and other islands of the East Indian archipelago, though not removed any great distance from the continent, do not belong to its system.
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  • the remark on p. 481 of his work that " the countries of the East Indian flora have no kinds of birds in common with America which are vegetable feeders."
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  • It is a station on the East Indian railway, 368 m.
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  • It is the junction between the Oudh & Rohilkhand and East Indian railways, the Ganges being crossed by a steel girder bridge of seven spans, each 350 ft.
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  • The main line of the East Indian railway runs through the southern portion of the district, with a branch to Benares city; the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway through the northern portion, starting from the city; and a branch of the Bengal & North-Western railway also terminates at Benares.
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  • Until recently, the only railway in the Central Provinces was the Great Indian Peninsula, with two branches, one terminating at Nagpur, the other at Jubbulpore, whence it was continued by the East Indian system to Allahabad.
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  • A branch railway from Manikpur to Jhansi traverses the length of the district, which is also crossed by the East Indian main line to Jubbulpore.
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  • The north-east part of the district is skirted by the East Indian railway beyond the river Damodar.
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  • It is a station on the East Indian railway.
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  • The tract south of the Ganges is traversed by the loop-line of the East Indian railway, and there is also a railway across the northern tract.
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  • The city, also known as Koil, was a station on the East Indian railway, 876 m.
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  • All are inhaoitants of the tropical Indo-Pacific ocean, and most numerous in and about the Persian Gulf, in the East Indian Archipelago, and in the seas between S.
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  • The East Indian genus Amorphophallus has a similar habit.
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  • Almost from the date of their taking possession of the Cape of Good Hope and its vicinity, the Netherlands East Indian Company instituted annual returns of population, livestock and agricultural produce.
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  • Among the institutions connected with the university are the national institution for East Indian languages, ethnology and geography; the fine botanical gardens, founded in 1587; the observatory (1860); the natural history museum, with a very complete anatomical cabinet; the museum of antiquities (Museum van Oudheden), with specially valuable Egyptian and Indian departments; a museum of Dutch antiquities from the earliest times; and three ethnographical museums, of which the nucleus was P. F.
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  • ANTHONY VAN DIEMEN (1593-1645), Dutch admiral and governor-general of the East Indian settlements, was born at Kuilenburg in 1593.
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  • The East Indian trade had been opened from New England ports late in the 18th century.
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  • Acapulco was long the most important Mexican port on the Pacific, and the only depot for the Spanish fleets plying between Mexico and Spain's East Indian colonies from 1778 until the independence of Mexico, when this trade was lost.
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  • The East Indian orchid house takes in those species which are found in the warm parts of the eastern hemisphere, as well as those from the hottest parts of the western, and its temperature should range from about 70° to 80° during the summer or growing season and from 65° to 70° during winter.
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  • They had to sacrifice some of their East Indian possessions and to concede to the English freedom of trade in the Eastern seas.
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  • The European, Arabian and East Indian kinds are seldom used for rugs, the skins are chiefly dressed as leather for books and furniture, and the kids for boots and gloves, and the finer wool and hair are woven into various materials.
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  • There are several kinds, the chief being the snow or ounce, Chinese, Bengal, Persian, East Indian and African.
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  • The East Indian are less full and not so dark.
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  • The East Indian railway and the Grand Trunk road afford the principal means of land communication.
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  • The East Indian railway runs throughout the length of the province.
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  • To promote Denmark's carrying trade, treaties were made with the Barbary Frederick States, Genoa and Naples; and the East Indian 1766.
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  • It has a station on the East Indian railway, 67 m.
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  • The East Indian railway has several lines running through the district.
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  • The loop-line of the East Indian railway runs through the district, with a junction at Nalhati for Murshidabad.
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  • and is traversed by the Damuda river, along which run the road from Calcutta to Benares and the East Indian railway.
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  • This coal-field, now largely worked, is the property of the East Indian railway, which is thus supplied with fuel at a cheaper rate than any other railway in the world.
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  • The main line of the East Indian runs throughout south of the Ganges, which is bridged at Benares and Cawnpore.
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  • In the old town, with its partly demolished fortifications, houses, shops and warehouses are more closely packed and the streets are narrower than in most East Indian towns, and, although a considerable number of Europeans live in this quarter, the outlying quarters, such as Simpang (where is the government house) and Tuntungan, are preferable for residence.
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  • They have still extensive colonies in the East Indian Archipelago, as well as possessions in the West Indies.
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  • The main line of the East Indian railway and the Oudh and Rohilkhand railway cross the district.
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  • The so-called Java sparrow (Munia oryzivora), although a destructive bird to rice, has been widely distributed by accident or design, and is now found in several East Indian islands besides Java, in south China, St Helena, India, Zanzibar and the east African coast.
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  • Importations of the substance had been made at earlier times under the name of pat, an East Indian native term by which the fibre continued to be spoken of in England till the early years of the 19th century, when it was supplanted by the name it now bears.
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  • Indeed, it was not until Mr. Rowan got the Dutch government, about 1838, to substitute jute yarns for those made from flax in the manufacture of the coffee bagging for their East Indian possessions, that the jute trade in Dundee got a proper start.
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  • In 1700 the East Indian Company established a factory here; but the place was found to be unhealthy, and the Company's servants were finally attacked by the natives, whom they repulsed with great difficulty.
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  • Another important undertaking begun about the same time was the throwing of an East Indian weir dam (the only one in the United States) across the Colorado near Yuma, and the confinement of both sides of the lower Gila and Colorado with levees.
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  • More than half the total is carried by the East Indian railway, which serves the United Provinces.
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  • The sheaths are much dilated in Alopecurus vaginatus and in a species of Potamochloa, in the latter, an East Indian aquatic grass, serving as floats.
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  • It is famous for a group of twenty-two temples dedicated to Siva, the resort of numerous pilgrims. It is connected with the East Indian railway by a steam tramway, 5 m.
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  • On either side are the large East and West docks (1825-1834), and beyond these stretch the long quays at which the American and East Indian liners are berthed.
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  • South of the Ganges, the East Indian follows the river from the North-Western Provinces, with its terminus at Howrah on the Hugh, opposite Calcutta.
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  • In the following year he was made a councillor and director-general of the East Indian trade.
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  • In 1577 Ricci and other students offered themselves for the East Indian missions.
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  • The emancipation of the slaves took place in 1837, and by 1877 it was found necessary to introduce East Indian labour.
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  • At Addiscombe in the neighbourhood was formerly a mansion dating from 1702, and acquired by the East India Company in 1809 for a Military College, which on the abolition of the Company became the Royal Military College for the East Indian Army, and was closed in 1862.
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  • of India, p. 52), " has been thought to yield East Indian olibanum, but there is no reliable evidence of its so doing."
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  • In 1611 the Dutch East Indian Company obtained the monopoly of trade on the island of Buton; and in 1618 an insurrection in Macassar gave them an opportunity of obtaining a definite establishment there.
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  • All these, however, are often classed under the above general name, and so are the following: - Deccan or Ambari hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus, an Indian and East Indian malvaceous plant, the fibre from which is often known as brown hemp or Bombay hemp; Pite hemp, which is obtained from the American aloe, Agave americana; and Moorva or bowstring-hemp, Sansevieria zeylanica, which is obtained from an aloe-like plant, and is a native of India and Ceylon.
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  • A combination of East Indian sandalwood, amber, white musk and driftwood make up the warm base.
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  • Two outbreaks of dermatitis occurred in cabinet-makers working with East Indian satinwood in Glasgow ship-building yards; not all the men exposed were affected.
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  • Diptera in general are not remarkable for brilliancy of coloration; as a rule they are dull and inconspicuous in hue, the prevailing bodytints being browns and greys; occasionally, however, more especially in species (Syrphidae) that mimic Hymenoptera, the body is conspicuously banded with yellow; a few are metallic, such as the species of Formosia, found in the islands of the East Indian Archipelago, which are among the most brilliant of all insects.
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  • The East Indian orchid house takes in those species which are found in the warm parts of the eastern hemisphere, as well as those from the hottest parts of the western, and its temperature should range from about 70° to 80° during the summer or growing season and from 65° to 70° during winter.
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  • Pigeons have been very little naturalized; the tame bird has become feral locally in various countries, and the Chinese turtledove (Turtur chinensis) is established in Hawaii, as is the small East Indian zebra dove (Geopelia striata) in the Seychelles, and the allied Australian (G.
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  • This guitar has all the features of guitars that cost much more, like a Sitka spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and a Fishman sound reinforcement system that will make your guitar sing when it's pulgged in.
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