Flanking sentence example

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  • The seaward flanking ranges run up to 4000 ft.

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  • The fortifications of the citadel have an elaborate double gate with flanking towers.

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  • On the north side the Ring-Strasse gives place to the spacious Franz Josef's quay, flanking the Danube Canal.

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  • Next may be named the Ala-tau, on the prolongation of the Tian-shan, flanking the Syr on the north, and rising to 14,000 or 15,000 ft.

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  • After several preliminary engagements Sherman on the 26th and 27th of June made repeated unsuccessful attempts to drive the Confederates from their defences at Kenesaw Mountain; he then resorted to a flanking movement which forced the Confederate general to retire (July 2) toward Atlanta.

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  • The low ground between the slight hills flanking the Thames valley, and therefore mainly south of the present river, was originally occupied by a shallow lagoon of estuarine character, tidal, and interspersed with marshy tracts and certain islets of relatively firm land.

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  • But the enemy speedily brought effective flanking artillery fire to bear on the beach and on the boats; the troops, both officers and men, were inexperienced, the ground to be advanced over was hilly, scrub-clad and extremely broken, and considerable confusion arose.

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  • On the left the Guards, despite heavy losses from flanking fire against their left, owing to the fact that the XVII.

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  • The facade, however, with its two square and somewhat heavy flanking towers dates from the 17th century, and is Greco-Roman in architecture.

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  • The church of Notre Dame, dating from the 13th century, stands immediately under the citadel and flanking the bridge.

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  • The buildings flanking the chambers and nearer the park are government offices with residences for the ministers attached.

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  • Altogether this western extremity of the Kuen-lun system is a very rugged mountainous region, a consequence partly of the intricacy of the flanking ranges and spurs, partly of the powerful lateral compression to which they have been subjected, and partly of the great and abrupt differences in vertical elevation between the crests of the ranges and the bottoms of the deep, narrow, rugged glens between them.

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  • Of great length, the Arka-tagh, which is a mountain-system rather than a range, varies greatly in configuration in different parts, sometimes exhibiting a sharply defined main crest, with several lower flanking ranges, and sometimes consisting of numerous parallel crests of nearly uniform altitude.

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  • In the result these troops were repulsed with a loss of 6000 men, a circumstance hardly to be wondered at, since McClellan had entrenched eight divisions on the strongest position in the country, and was aided by his siege artillery and also by a flanking fire from his gunboats on the river near Haxall's Landing.

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  • As far north as the gorge of the Missouri river in Montana, the Front range, facing the Great Plains, is a rather simple uplift, usually formed by upturning the flanking strata, less often by a fracture.

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  • This low range turns westward in a curve through the Rattlesnake Mountains towards the high Wind River Mountains (Gannett Peak, 3,775 ft.), an anticlinal range within the body of the mountain system, with flanking strata rising well on the slopes.

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  • Flanking strata are even better exhibited in the Bighorn Mountains, the front range of northern Wyoming, crescentic in outline and convex to the northeast, like the Laramie Range, but much higher; here heavy sheets of limestone arch far up towards the range crest, and are deeply notched where consequent streams have cut down their gorges.

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  • Army, commanded by the Archduke Charles, supported not only by its own artillery but by flanking fire from the massed guns on the Lavarone plateau.

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  • The columns attacking Passo di Buole suffered heavily from the flanking fire of the 44th Div.

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  • The respite of an hour enabled the allies to organize a fierce counter-attack; Ney was checked until the flanking columns of Victor and Reynier could come upon the scene.

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  • The bridgehead was well protected by these flanking bastions, and for this reason it made an excellent point of departure for an attack.

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  • In the first place it was impossible to support the defence by direct flanking fire against attacking troops; in the second place, there was little depth in the lines traced on the Zagradan-Jeza ridge, which fell rapidly to the head of the Judrio valley and the glens which carry the minor streams between the Judrio and the Natisone.

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  • The sacristy of St Maclou is conjectured to have formed the chapel of the castle of the counts of Bar, of which the square tower flanking the north side of the church formed the entrance.

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  • Of the castle of Newcastle, built on the edge of a cliff above the church of that parish, there remain a courtyard with flanking towers and a fine Norman gateway.

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  • Khalifat on the east of Quetta, flanking the Harnai loop of the Sind-Pishin railway; Takatu to the north; Chahiltan (Chiltan) on the south-west; and the great squareheaded Murdar to the south - all overlook the pretty cantonment from heights which range from 10,500 to 11,500 ft.

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  • This formation brings the southern edge of the Tsanpo basin to the immediate neighbourhood of the banks of that river, which runs at its foot like a drain flanking a wall.

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  • The chief items were a new Great Gate with two flanking towers, a belfry for St George's Chapel and houses in the Lower Bailey, probably for the canons, and in the Upper Bailey, probably for the royal household.

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  • The cordilleras, divided into two great parallel chains, with flanking ranges and spurs to the east, reach their greatest breadth at this point and form the massif of the Andean system.

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  • Between the two flanking towers of the west facade, the spires of which are of the 16th century, rises a central tower of the same period.

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  • The first Turkish position was broken through in one place, but progress was arrested by flanking machine-gun fire and counterstrokes, and everywhere the Turks held their third position firmly.

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  • Tributary streams from the north formed channels through the marsh, flanking the island north and south, and were once connected by a dyke on the west.

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  • He looked again for the helo and spotted it flanking the area of destruction from a short distance away, traveling the same way he did.

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  • Andre took up his position flanking her, and she shot him a look.  She couldn't imagine why a demon would want to pose as Gabriel – and insist on guiding her through the underworld.  Her limited experience with demons was that they all wanted to kill her or drag her to Hell or to Darkyn.

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  • The center of the City is well laid out and has some handsome buildings flanking the wide boulevards.

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  • But instead of two flanking ditches you have a raised path.

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  • If its genomic position is known how many exons does it have, what are the flanking markers and the genomic environment.

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  • The two heraldic fountains flanking the cross indicate the Malvern waters.

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  • The flanking wall is relieved by projecting pilasters, and a plain frieze and cornice.

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  • Such gross somatic mosaicism was not observed in three other lines examined, further emphasizing a role for flanking DNA in modulating repeat stability.

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  • Flanking the beach is a delightful seafront promenade lined with eateries & cafes.

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  • The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker's signature.

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  • Clearly obtaining spectra for the flanking field 15 m sources is a high priority.

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  • The frieze panels feature carved floral swags flanking a tablet of carved cherubs.

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  • It is to William Noel Cunliffe, and his daughter Philae, a splendid piece of 1930s triumphalism, with flanking dogs.

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  • Flanking this great widening of the Andes on the south-east are the three short parallel ranges of Cordoba, belonging to another and older formation.

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  • The two campanili flanking the apse at each end of the side aisle are the oldest example of this architectural arrangement.

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  • The best and most architectural of these is the Thomas Dingwall and Hector Mackenzie monument with flanking engaged columns and side panels.

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  • The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker 's signature.

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  • Two end tables flanking a sofa will infuse a room with balance and symmetry.

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  • Going into this mode pauses the game and gives you an overhead shot of the action, allowing you to scout out terrain and find possible flanking routes.

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  • There are also two trigger buttons, L and R, located near the top of the DS, flanking the DS card slot on either side.

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  • The enemy, however, is much more menacing and bold; running away around corners only to charge back teeth bared with a raised bayonet when I let my guard down; hiding effectively and flanking at the perfect time.

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  • Again, the ads are somewhat plentiful, flanking the game board above and to the left.

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  • A few three stone designs incorporate different shapes, such as two trilliant diamonds flanking a slightly larger princess- or emerald-shaped stone.

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  • Art Deco engagement rings often feature two baguettes flanking a center stone.

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  • The group was silent and tense, the warriors flanking Evelyn eyeing Kiera as much as the distant flashes of light.

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  • Two well-armed guards stood outside the gate, flanking the slender fed in a blue medical uniform.

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  • Four-story buildings had been built to the ceiling, flanking a narrow pathway and canal of water, siphoned from the Mississippi.

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  • Flanking the hills between Ashbourne and Quarndon are red beds of Bunter marl, sandstone and conglomerate; they also appear at Morley, east of the Derwent, and again round the small southern coalfield.

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  • The assaults, of the Dalmatian pirates, attracted by the growing wealth of the city, necessitated the building of strong castellated houses, of which no example has come down to our day, but we may gather what they were like from Petrarch's description of his house on the Riva degli Schiavoni, with its two flanking towers, probably retaining the primitive form, and also from the representations of protecting towers which occur in Carpaccio's pictures.

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  • The chief building in Agen is the cathedral of St Caprais, the most interesting portion of which is the apse of the 12th century with its three apse-chapels; the transept dates from the 12th and 13th centuries, the nave from the 14th to the 16th centuries; the tower flanking the south facade is modern.

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  • The gates here are more elaborate than at Boghaz Keui, but planned with the same idea - that of entrapping in an enclosed space, barred by a second door, an enemy who may have forced the first door, while flanking towers would add to his discomfiture.

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  • Corps moving off at that hour early met stubborn resistance and suffered from flanking fire from the south.

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  • Remains of the ancient fortifications, including seven of the flanking towers, are still to be seen.

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  • Its design was that of a Jerusalem cross, with two flanking towers at the east end, two at the west end, and one in the centre, at the intersection of the roofs of the nave and transepts.

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  • Broad Street is the principal thoroughfare of Augusta, and Greene Street, with a park in the centre and flanking rows of oaks and elms, is the finest residential street.

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  • The quays flanking the Scheldt are 32 m.

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  • The old town still preserves its Hanseatic features - high storehouses, with spacious granaries and cellars, flanking the narrow, winding streets.

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  • Besides the Bokovoi Khrebet several other short subsidiary ranges branch off from the main range at acute angles, lifting up high montane glens between them; for instance, the two ranges in Svanetia, which divide, the one the river (glen) Ingur from the river (glen) Tskhenis-Tskhali, and the other the river (glen) TskhenisTskhali from the rivers (glens) Lechkhum and Racha.Down all these glens glacier streams descend, until they find an opportunity to pierce through the flanking ranges, which they do in deep and picturesque gorges, and then race down the northern slopes of the mountains to enter the Terek or the Kuban, or down the southern versant to join the Rion or the Kura.

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  • The remainder of the nave is Decorated, excepting the westernmost bay which is Perpendicular, as is the ornate west front with its graceful flanking towers.

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  • And Prince Dolgorukov rapidly but indistinctly explained Weyrother's plan of a flanking movement.

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  • It comprises the chatelet a (15th century), a square entrance structure strengthened by flanking turrets and machicolation, the adjoining guard-room (13th century) with the salle des officiers above it, and behind all the Tour Perrine.

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  • One of the warriors flanking her nudged her forward.

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  • Further progress was difficult, particularly on the right, where the 4th Canadian Div., which had outstripped the advance of the left of the Third Army, was held up by flanking fire and counter-attacks from the S., and was unable to do more than establish itself on the fourth objective by the evening, with its right thrown back along the Bapaume-Cambrai road.

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  • Then the main army under Napoleon in person (220,000 men; with 80,000 more under the viceroy of Italy on his right rear); and on the extreme left at Tilsit a flanking corps, comprising the Prussian auxiliary corps and other Germans (in all 40,000 strong).

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