How to use Low country in a sentence

low country
  • Great tracts of low country along the southern shores of the Baltic and in northern Russia are covered with forests of spruce.

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  • The rainfall in the low country is more erratic than on the plateau, and in some districts, a whole year will pass without rain.

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  • To preserve the native fauna the low country on the Portuguese frontier has been made a game reserve.

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  • Farther north, in the Zoutpansberg and on its spurs are the little-worked mines generally known as the Low Country goldfields.

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  • The total yield to the end of 1908 of the Zoutpansberg, Low Country and other minor fields was 160,535 oz.

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  • Hippopotami are found on the coast, and alligators are common in the rivers and lagoons of the low country.

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  • The Low Country glasses are closely copied from Venetian models, but generally are heavier and less elegant.

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  • The low country along the coast is covered chiefly with grasses and rushes, but scattered over it are clumps of live oak, called "mottes."

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  • On a rough estimate we may reckon that, of the space lying between the summits of the Alps and the low country on either side, one-quarter is available for cultivation, of which about one-half may be vineyards and corn-fields, while the remainder produces forage and grass.

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  • In the strip of low country that fringes the peninsula below the Ghats the rainfall is heavy and the climate warm and damp, the vegetation being dense and characteristically tropical, and the steep slopes of the Ghats, where they have not been artificially cleared, thickly clothed with forest.

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  • In the low country the flora differs little from that of tropical Africa generally, whilst on the plateau the vegetation is characteristic of the temperate zone.

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  • The low country is almost entirely pastoral and unsuited for the cultivation of crops.

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  • In Virginia the tide-water leaders urged adoption, while the upcountry men, following Henry, opposed; but after a long and a bitter struggle, in the summer of 1788 the new instrument was accepted, the low-country winning by a majority of ten votes, partly through the influence of James Madison.

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  • It is the terminus of an extensive network of canals which run through the low country lying on the north bank of the Yangtsze as far down as Hankow.

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  • Abyssinia also includes part of the low country of the Sobat tributary of the Nile.

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  • Between 1528 and 1540 armies of Mahommedans, under the renowned general Mahommed Gran (or Granye, probably a Somali or a Galla), entered Abyssinia from the low country to the south-east, and overran the kingdom, obliging the emperor to take refuge in the mountain fastnesses.

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  • Mecca in fact lies in the heart of a mass of rough hills, intersected by a labyrinth of narrow valleys and passes, and projecting into the Tehama or low country on the Red Sea, in front of the great mountain wall that divides the coast-lands from the central plateau, though in turn they are themselves separated from the sea by a second curtain of hills forming the western wall of the great Wadi Marr.

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  • One of them, the Sharawati, forcing its way through the western ridge of the Ghats, plunges from the high to the low country by a succession of falls, the principal of which is 890 ft.

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  • Ewe hogs wintered on grass in the low country from the 1st of November are brought home in April, and about the middle of April on the average mountain ewes begin to lamb.

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  • The less healthful regions include the isthmus districts, the coastal zone on the Pacific and the low country on the border of Vera Cruz.

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  • The great planters of the low country had wealth, the small farmers of the up country had numbers.

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  • Under the first state constitution, adopted in March 1776, the low country element maintained the ascendancy which they had possessed during the colonial period.

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  • The old warfare between the Up Country and the Low Country has been renewed in a modified form in the conflict between Reformers and Conservatives.

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  • This young boy's experiences in the low country of South Carolina are told with a sense of humor and stark honesty.

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  • Cajun, Creole, Tex-Mex, Soul, and Carolina low country cooking all fall under the umbrella of southern cooking.

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  • Choose from either low-country fare or traditional, fried seafood dishes.

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