Limes Sentence Examples
Fumago, Antennaria is not surprising, and the leaves of limes are often black with them.
He defeated the Chatti, annexed the district of the Taunus, and established the Limes as a line of defence; but he suffered defeats at the hands of the Quadi, Sarmatae and ' Marcomanni; in Dacia he received a severe check, and was obliged to purchase peace (90) from Decebalus by the payment of a large sum of money and by guaranteeing a yearly tribute - the first instance in Roman history.
Fruits normally form the principal crop; the total value for 1907-8 of the fruit crops of the state (including oranges, lemons, limes, grape-fruit, bananas, guavas, pears, peaches, grapes, figs, pecans, &c.) was $6,160,299, according to the report of the State Department of Agriculture.
The produce of the islands includes tamarinds, olives, oranges, lemons, limes, citrons, pomegranates,.
Among the many tropical fruits found here are bananas, guavas, mangoes, cashews, breadfruit, aguacates, papayas, zapotes, granadillas, oranges, lemons and limes.Advertisement
Were large markets available, other fruits such as oranges, lemons, limes and bananas would undoubtedly be extensively cultivated.
The policy of opposing uncivilized tribes by the construction of the limes, a raised embankment of earth or other material, intersected here and there by fortifications, was not his invention, but it owed in great measure its development to him.
It is probable that the northernmost part of the great limes Germaniae, from the Rhine at Rheinbrohl, nearly midway between Coblenz and Bonn, to a point on the Main east of Frankfort, where that river suddenly changes its course from north to west, was begun by Domitian.
The extension of this great barrier southwards to the point at which it met the limes Raetiae was undertaken by Trajan, though we cannot say how far he carried the work, which was not entirely completed till long after his time.
We may without hesitation follow the opinion of Mommsen, who maintains that the limes was not intended, like Hadrian's Wall between the Tyne and the Solway, and like the great wall of China, to oppose an absolute barrier against incursions from the outside.Advertisement
It was useful as marking definitely the boundary of the Roman sway, and as assuring the Romans that no inroad could be made without intelligence being had of it beforehand, while the limes itself and the system of roads behind it enabled troops to be directed rapidly to any threatened point, and the fortified positions could be held against large numbers till reinforcements arrived.
Other agricultural products are sweet potatoes, cassava (manioc), yuca, yams, white potatoes, maguey, okra, peanuts, pease, all the vegetables of the hot and temperate climates, oranges, lemons, limes, bananas, plantains, figs, grapes, coco-nuts, pine-apples, strawberries, plums, guavas, breadfruit, mangoes and many others.
Great importance was no doubt attached to the perfection of the lines of communication bearing on the limes.
The more secure control which the Romans now maintained over the territory within the limes tended to its rapid civilization, and the Roman influence, if not the Roman arms, soon began to affect powerfully the regions beyond.
The natives cultivate maize, plantains, bananas, pineapples, limes, pepper, cotton, &c., and live easily on the products of their gardens, with occasional help from fishing and hunting.Advertisement
About 850, however, he appointed a margrave to defend the Limes Saxoniae, a narrow strip of land on the eastern frontier, and this office was given to one Liudolf who had large estates in Saxony, and who was probably descended from an Engrian noble named Bruno.
Nuts, oranges, limes and plums are grown.
Oranges, lemons, limes, figs, mangoes, grapes and peaches, besides a considerable variety of vegetables, are raised in small quantities for local consumption.
The best-known fruits, besides dates and grapes, are figs, sycamore-figs and pomegranates, apricots and peaches, oranges and citrons, lemons and limes, bananas, which are believed to be of the fruits of Paradise (being always in season), different kinds of melons (including some of aromatic flavour, and the refreshing water-melon), mulberries, Indian figs or prickly pears, the fruit of the lotus and olives.
The crier continues his daily rounds, with his former chant, excepting on the Coptic New Years Day, when the cry of the Wefh is repeated, until the Salib, or Discovery of the Cross, the 26th or 27th of September, at which period, the river having attained its greatest height, he concludes his annual employment with another chant, and presents to each house some limes and other fruit, and dry lumps of Nile mud.Advertisement
It was well known to builders in the earliest historic times that certain limes would, when set, resist the action of water, i.e.
The earliest forms of cements of the Portland class were the hydraulic limes.
Although hydraulic limes have been in use from the most ancient times, their true nature and the reason of their resistance to water have only become known since 1791.
English hydraulic limes are of a different class; they contain a good deal of alumina and ferric oxide, and in composition resemble somewhat irregular Portland cement.
Plantains, guavas, jack-fruit, limes and oranges add further beauty to the village plots.Advertisement
It appears from experience that the mean obliquity should not exceed 15; therefore the maximum obliquity should be about 30; therefore the equal arcs DI and ID should each be one-sixth of a circumference; therefore the circumference of the describing circle should be six limes the pitch.
Elms, limes and poplars are common north of the Tagus, ilexes, araucarias, myrtles, magnolias and a great variety of conifers in all parts.
Strawberries and Sahara dates; alfalfa, wheat, barley, corn and sorghum; oranges, lemons, wine grapes, limes, olives, figs, dates, peanuts and sweet potatoes; yams and sugar beets, show the range of agricultural products.
It differs from the other two limes in its larger leaves, often 4 in.
Among the many famous avenues of limes may be mentioned that which gave the name to one of the best-known ways in Berlin, "Unter den Linden," and the avenue at Trinity College, Cambridge.
The result of using properly treated natural limes is not to be judged from the careless manner in which such limes have often been used in the past.
Besides bananas the largest exports are hides, rubber, coco-nuts, limes, native curios and quaqua bark.
Then at the beginning of the 5th century, during a furious irruption of Germans fleeing before Huns, the limes was carried away (406407); and for more than a hundred years the torrent of fugitives swept through the Empire, which retreated behind the Alps, there to breathe its last.
The soil is mostly fertile, and is fairly cultivated, producing in abundance millet, yams, plantains and limes.
The district produces grain, opium, cotton, wool, limes (their juice, made into green extract, is exported in little earthenware jars), and manufactures gilims (woollen carpets without pile).
Instead of concrete feed towers and 100 or so grotesque concrete pens, I now see slender young cherry trees and limes.
Limes are thin-skinned citrus fruit, similar in appearance to a small green lemon.
Both hydraulic and non-hydraulic limes must be kept slightly damp but at the same time air must be allowed to circulate.
The Latin noun limes denoted generally a path, sometimes a boundary path (possibly its original sense) or boundary, and hence it was utilized by Latin writers occasionally to denote frontiers definitely delimited and marked in some distinct fashion.
The chief historical monument of this region is the Saalburg, an ancient Roman fort serving as a centre of communications along the limes or fortified frontier-line drawn from Rhine to Main by Domitian (see Limes Germanicus).
I headed up an avenue of limes, which seemed to line up with the yews in the churchyard.
Fresh limes are crucial to any well stocked bar, and bottled juice can compromise the taste of your finished beverage.
Limes have been used for centuries as a flavoring and by English sailors to stave off scurvy on long ocean voyages, hence the term Limey.
Two types of limes are available today in most supermarkets, Tahitian and key limes.
Key limes are smaller and more difficult to find, and they have a stronger, more aromatic flavor.
The reason for this is simple; the original Daiquiris were usually were made with the juices of one or two limes.
The calorie-conscious Daiquiri connoisseur should instead use fresh-squeezed limes, or at least fresh lime juice.
To make sangria, pour an entire bottle of wine (Rioja is a good choice) in a pitcher and add a cup each of triple sec and orange juice, about half a cup of brandy and chunks of oranges, limes or apples with the peels still on.
Although none of these recipes insists on using key limes or key lime juice, they are worth the higher price.
Key limes are smaller and have thinner skins and deeper flavors than common limes.
Young children are always drawn to colors, so don't be afraid to use limes, yellows and oranges for a great mixed of design and patterns.
For instance, in the summer, bowls filled with limes, apples and green grapes plus small glasses filled with short ferns create a classic white and green theme that is unfussy but refined.
Limes, blue, and purple hues are flattering on yellow skin and impart a youthful glow.
Spring and summer weddings with lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits in centerpieces look lovely.
It grows on many trees, both evergreen and summer-leafing-orchard trees, Limes, Poplars, Elms, Willows, Hornbeam, Beech, Acacia, Horse-chestnut, Firs-rarely on the Oak in Britain.
British sailors are called "limeys" because they used to suck on limes while at sea to prevent scurvy.
Lemons, limes, and oranges can have an invigorating and exfoliating effect on your complexion.
In particular the remarkable frontier lines which bounded the Roman provinces of Upper (southern) Germany and Raetia, and which at their greatest development stretched from near Bonn on the Rhine to near Regensburg on the Danube, are often called the Limes Germanicus.
Only the multitude of small gardens, planted with limes, acacias and lilacs, and the bright costumes of the Servian or Hungarian peasants, remain to distinguish it from a western capital.