Terracing sentence example
The seats in the main stand are still wooden, and one end of the terracing is not covered.
Wherever the planters have failed to guard their fields by hillside ploughing and terracing, these have been extensively denuded of soil, rendering them barren, and devastating other fields lying at a lower level, which are covered by the wash.
The earlier treasury was probably destroyed either by earthquake or by the percolation of water through the terracing.
Palestine, being less shut in and enjoying a comparatively large general rainfall, would be still a land " flowing with milk and honey " had its forests not been destroyed, and the terracing, which used to hold up soil on the highlands, been maintained.Advertisement