Walled sentence example

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  • The valley, walled by bold hills, is very picturesque.
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  • He'd never been to the middle of the city, mainly because it was walled off and guarded.
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  • The native city is walled, and has a population of about 2000.
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  • Hotels and villas were built in the new part of the town that sprang up outside the picturesque walled fortress, and there is quite a contrast between the part inside the heavy, half-ruined ramparts, with its narrow, steep streets and curious gable-roofed houses, its fine old church and castle and its massive town hall, and the new suburbs and fishermen's quarter facing the estuary of the Bidassoa.
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  • Their monotony is varied only by the fruitful river-valleys and poljes, or upland hollows, where the smaller towns and villages are grouped; the districts or cantons thus formed are walled round by a natural rampart of limestone.
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  • A little farther north are the ancient citadel, the walled "Arab" town and the old harbour (disused).
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  • In the region of the mouth where the two halves of the small arm-sinus approach one another they open into a central sinus lying beneath the oesophagus and partly walled in by the two halves of the ventral mesentery.
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  • It was formerly a walled town, and two of the four gates remain.
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  • Chinese war-vessels are at liberty to use the anchorage, notwithstanding the lease; and Chinese jurisdiction may continue to be exercised within the walled city of Wei-hai-wei, so far as not inconsistent with military requirements.
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  • Hence, though the village of Canongate grew up beside the abbey of David I., and Edinburgh was a place of sufficient importance to be reckoned one of the four principal burghs as a judicatory for all commercial matters, nevertheless, even so late as 1450, when it became for the first time a walled town, it did not extend beyond the upper part of the ridge which slopes eastwards from the castle.
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  • The present population of Adalia, which includes many Christians and Jews, still living, as in the middle ages, in separate quarters, the former round the walled mina or port, is about 25,000.
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  • It was formerly a walled town, and contains some ancient buildings, such as the castle, erected in 1309, formerly a seat of the dukes of Ormonde, now belonging to the Butler family, a branch of which takes the title of earl from the town.
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  • The front of the castle is formed by five massive towers: behind it are two walled courtyards, to the north of the easternmost of which is the well-guarded main entrance to the plateau of Epipolae (narrower minor entrances are to be seen on both the north and the south sides) communicating by a long underground passage with the inner ditch in front of the castle proper.
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  • After this the need of fortifying Londinium must have been apparent, and a walled city of small dimensions arose soon after the defeat of the British queen.
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  • As Theodosius is said to have left Britain in a sound and secure condition it has been suggested that to him was due the wall of the later Londinium, but there is little or no evidence for this opinion, and according to an old tradition Constantine the Great walled the city at the request of his mother Helena, presumed to be a native of Britain.
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  • The walled city of London was a distinct political unit, although it owed a certain allegiance to that one of the kingdoms around it which was the most powerful for the time being.
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  • It is, in fact, walled in on either side, with banks varying in British territory from 3000 to 6000 ft.
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  • Koldewey, and was found to cover a walled town with central fortified palace.
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  • In the same century the flourishing walled town of Reimenswaal and the island of Borsele or Borssele disappeared beneath the waves; but the last-named was gradually recovered during the 17th century.
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  • Cullera is a walled town, containing a ruined Moorish citadel, large barracks, several churches and convents and a hospital.
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  • Now half the bed of the river has been walled over for the metropolitan railway, while the other half has been deepened, and the portion of it within the town has been arched over.
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  • Other towns of Tunisia are, on the east coast, Nabeul, pop. about 5000, the ancient Neapolis, noted for the mildness of its climate and its pottery manufactures; Hammamet with 37 00 inhabitants; Monastir (the Ruspina of the Romans), a walled town with 5600 inhabitants and a trade in cereals and oils; Mandiya or Mandia (q.v.; in ancient chronicles called the city of Africa and sometimes the capital of the country) with 8500 inhabitants, the fallen city of the Fatimites, which since the French occupation has risen from its ruins, and has a new harbour (the ancient Cothon or harbour, of Phoenician origin, cut out of the rock is nearly dry but in excellent preservation); and Gabes (Tacape of the Romans, Qabis of the Arabs) on the Syrtis, a group of small villages, with an aggregate population of 16,000, the port of the Shat country and a depot of the esparto trade.
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  • The siege lasted eight years, and Yusef turned his camp into a walled city.
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  • The bazaar of the Franks (kissaria) was a large walled enclosure, the gates of which were closed at sunset.
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  • In the Jewish section, which is walled off from the rest of the burying-ground, the most remarkable tombs are those of the Rothschild family.
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  • The town was walled by the time of Edward I., but was several times burnt during Welsh invasions.
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  • The island of Griend (or Grind) once boasted a walled town, which was destroyed by flood at the end of the 13th century.
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  • The fields are small and composed of terraces by which the soil has been walled up along the contours of the hills, with enormous labour, to save it from being washed away.
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  • All the wild beasts and monstrous creatures commemorated in current legend were to be found in his dominions, as well as all the wild and eccentric races of men of whom strange stories were told, including those unclean nations whom Alexander Magnus walled up among the mountains of the north, and who were to come forth at the latter day - and so were the Amazons and the Bragmans.
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  • It is separated from the coal by a narrow passage walled and arched in brickwork on both sides.
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  • It was walled, and inscribed stones, coins, pottery, &c., have been found.
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  • The city is partly walled, and guarded on the seaward side by the 16thcentury castle of St Anna and two dismantled forts.
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  • Its importance was greatly increased by St Bernward, who was bishop from 993 to 1022 and walled the town.
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  • The chief ruin is a rectangular walled enclosure, 238 ft.
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  • Bontuku is peopled largely by Wongara and Hausa, and most of the inhabitants, who number some 3000, are Moslems. The town, which was founded in the 15th century or earlier, is walled, contains various mosques and generally presents the appearance of an eastern city.
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  • Towns were walled, where it was decreed markets and assemblies should be held, churches and monasteries were founded, civilization was extended and learning encouraged.
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  • The capital, Tidore, on the east coast, is a walled town and the seat of a sultan tributary to the Dutch 2 Thomson and Tait's Nat.
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  • It is a walled town regularly laid out, built by the French on the site of the Roman Ruscurium, the western ramparts of which may still be seen.
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  • The town, which is walled, has been rebuilt by the French.
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  • The walled town is nearly square, each side being about a mile in length; and the walls are not only 30 ft.
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  • Fortification was well understood, as may still be seen in the remains of walled and escarped strongholds on hills and in steep ravines, while lagoon-cities like Mexico had the water approaches defended by fleets of boats and the causeways protected by towers and ditches; even after the town was entered, the pyramid-temples with their surrounding walls were forts capable of stubborn resistance.
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  • There is a special Jews' quarter walled off from the rest.
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  • It is composed of two parts - the old walled town towards the Euripus, called the Castro, where the Jewish and Turkish families who have remained there mostly dwell.; and the more modern suburb that lies outside it, which is chiefly occupied by the Greeks.
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  • The walled city formed a sort of Acropolis, and it is difficult to say exactly how far the name of Nineveh should be extended.
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  • Being mostly Englishmen, they preferred to reside in the portion of their diocese within the gate, and Drogheda, being a walled town, was less liable to attack from the natives.
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  • As a rule their initial consecration goes back beyond memory and tradition; we can rarely seize it in the making, as in the case of a Roman puteal, or spot struck by lightning, which was walled round like a well (puteus) against profanation, being thenceforth a shrine of Semo Sancus, the god of lightning.
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  • Thus driven from the centres of Romanized life, from the region of walled cities and civilized houses, into the hills of Wales and the north-west, the provincials underwent an intelligible change.
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  • It received a charter in the reign of Edward III., at which time it was walled and fortified, and entered by four gates, two of which remain.
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  • The houses are rather crowded but only partially fill the walled area.
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  • Cettigne itself is little more than a walled village, consisting of a cluster of whitewashed cottages and some unadorned public buildings.
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  • The tyranny of these nobles drove the peasantry and smaller vassals to seek the protection for life and property, the equality of taxation and of justice, which could be found only inside the walled city and under the rule of the archbishop. Thus Milan grew populous, and learned to govern itself.
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  • Belts of shrubbery may be placed round the slips outside the walls; and these may in many cases, or in certain parts, be of sufficient breadth to furnish pleasant retired promenades, at the same time that they serve to mask the formality of the walled gardens, and are made to harmonize with the picturesque scenery of the pleasure ground.
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  • The city was again walled in 1255; before 1284 it had become a member of the Hanseatic league; and by the end of the 14th century it was practically a powerful independent republic, which exercised an effective control over the Frisian Ommelande between the Ems and the Lauwers Zee.
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  • According to his description shallow pits were sunk, and the gravel excavated was gathered into a walled enclosure where it was crushed and water was poured over it, and it was finally sifted in baskets and sorted by hand.
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  • The only building of importance is the ark, or citadel, a walled building in the centre of the town containing an arsenal and barracks for a small garrison.
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  • In the north-west angle of the walled enclosure stands Fort Santiago, which was built at the same time as the walls to defend the entrance to the river; the remaining space is occupied largely by a fine cathedral, churches, convents, schools, and government buildings.
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  • Thebes was never a walled city in this sense, though its vast temple enclosures in different quarters would form as many fortresses in case of siege or tumult.
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  • Henry saw that, while this state of things lasted, the population could never be safe, and began the construction of fortresses and walled towns.
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  • - The colonizing activity of Alexander and his successors found a large field in Iran where, up till his time, hardly any walled towns seem to have existed.
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  • The capital of Kano, a walled and fortified town of great extent and formidable strength, fell to a British assault in February of 1903.
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  • 1176 Cairo was unsuccessfully attacked by the Crusaders; shortly afterwards Saladin built the citadel on the lowest point of the mountains to the east, which immediately overlooked El-Katai, and he partly walled round the towns and large gardens within the space now called Cairo.
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  • It is a walled town on the steep side of a hill with another portion in the plain below, 1821 ft.
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  • The town is walled, and the isthmus protected by a chain of small forts.
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  • In the Orontes, north of the city, lay a large island, and on this Seleucus Callinicus began a third walled "city," which was finished by Antiochus III.
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  • The town was walled in the 12th century, and in 1387-1388 successfully withstood the troops of the archbishop of Cologne, who besieged it for twenty-one months.
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  • On its south side stands the walled town of Ting-hai, in front of which is the principal harbour.
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  • Constantine is walled, the extant medieval wall having been largely constructed out of Roman material.
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  • The principal street, which is considered one of the finest boulevards in South America, is the Calle 18 de Julio, extending eastward from the Plaza de la Independencia to the suburb of Cordon; one of its features is its Sunday morning market, occupying the whole street from the Plaza de la Independencia to the Plaza Libertad, a distance of half a mile - a survival of the old market that existed here at the fortified entrance to the walled town in the earlier years of its history.
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  • Walled in by towering rocks and watered by a perennial stream, Petra not only possessed the advantages of a fortress but controlled the main commercial routes which passed through it to Gaza in the west, to Bostra and Damascus in the north, to Elath and Leuce Come on the Red Sea, and across the desert to the Persian Gulf.
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  • Among other towns, Songdo (Kaisong), the capital from about 910 to 1392, is a walled city of the first rank, 25 m.
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  • The provincial capitals and many other cities are walled.
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  • The town is walled and is entered by six gateways, which are fortified.
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  • Taurus, flows through a deep chasm walled in by lofty precipices, and is joined in the heart of the range by the Saris.
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  • Amol is not walled and is now a place of little importance, but in and around it there are ruins and ancient buildings which bear witness to its former greatness.
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  • And, with the return of comparatively settled and prosperous conditions, not only architecture but the other arts also blossomed under the influence of what was later stigmatized as the "Gothic" spirit into new and original forms. Down to the Reformation the churches continued to be, as the temples of the ancient world had been, the main centres of the arts; yet the arts were not confined to them, but flourished wherever, as in castles or walled cities, the conditions essential to their development existed.
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  • A creek, flowing through the valley but walled over, empties into the Ouachita river several miles from Hot Springs.
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  • In the upper part of the valley, towards the gorge where the Brahmaputra enters, the country is varied and picturesque, walled in on the north and east by the Himalayas, and thickly wooded from the base to the snow-line.
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  • The north transept, with early Decorated windows, has been covered in and walled off, and is the burial-ground of the Kerrs of Fernihirst, ancestors of the marquess of Lothian.
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  • It was founded in 1859 when Fula rule was established in Nupe, is walled and of considerable size.
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  • A patent of murage and pavage - from which it may probably be inferred that Swansea was a walled town - was granted by Edward II.
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  • Berlin was a walled city until 1867-1868.
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  • Most of these villages are walled in for protection.
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  • It is walled, and contains a fine palace.
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  • The fort and citadel to the north-east are built well above the town on a barren mound and are walled and moated.
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  • In 568 the Lombards found Mantua a walled town of some strength; recovered from their grasp in 590 by the exarch of Ravenna, it was again captured by Agilulf in 601.
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  • Orissa embraces the rich deltas of the Mahanadi and the neighbouring rivers, bounded by the Bay of Bengal on the S.E., and walled in on the N.W.
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  • The villages, which are always walled round by groves of bamboos and betel-nut palms, have often a very striking appearance; and Backergunje has many beauties of detail which strike a traveller in passing through the country.
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  • The arrangement of the modern streets preserves that of the ancient town, and the disposition of the walled paths which divide the plain to the east seems to date in like manner from Roman times.
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  • Within, there is a ruinous walled village, and the shell of an old Venetian fortress, surrounded by mosques and bazaars; for Antivari is rather Turkish than Montenegrin.
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  • Kabul was formerly walled; the old wall had seven gates, of which two alone remain, the Lahori and the Sirdar.
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  • In 1549 the town was walled and fortified by Montalembert, sieur d'Esse, the commander of the French troops, and endured an ineffectual siege in 1560 by the Scots and their English allies.
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  • It lies on the southwestern shore of North Island, on the inner shore of Port Nicholson, an inlet of Cook's Strait, the site affording a splendid harbour, walled in by abrupt hills.
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  • Burial takes place in family mausoleums, walled up after each interment; but Akils are buried in their own houses.
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  • Even the walled towns, Kilkenny, Ross, Wexford, Kinsale, Youghal, Clonmel, Kilmallock, Thomastown, Fethard and Cashel, were!almost starved Henry VI.
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  • Elsewhere, says an elaborate report, all the English folk were of " Irish language and Irish condition," except in the cities and walled towns.
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  • Beverley was walled, and one gate of the 15th century remains; there are also some picturesque old houses.
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  • The town is a collection of bamboo houses of no importance, but there is a walled enceinte of some historical interest.
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  • The depressed areas contain the long, narrow, precipitously walled lakes of East Africa.
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  • It is walled, and has a citadel built in the early years of the 19th century.
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  • Tiyan's strongholds were marked in black around all major routes into and out of the territory as well as two located closer to the walled city.
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  • The modern walled garden recreates the peaceful atmosphere traditionally associated with enclosed religious houses.
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  • The property was comprised of 12 walled, secure acres complete with gate keeper and private bridge with an impressive twin towered entrance.
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  • It consisted of a massive gatehouse and a walled bailey, approached by a wooden drawbridge.
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  • The room had been walled up with bricks in the eleventh century to keep it from falling into the hands of invading barbarians.
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  • The distinctive remnants of a curvilinear churchyard are still to be seen within the later walled yard.
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  • There is a Neolithic walled citadel with three rings of walls.
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  • On the southeastern tip of the walled city, the old citadel stands on a hill.
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  • Double walled insulated ice bucket keeps ice cooler for longer, handle pull activated.
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  • The entrance to the Chapel is through two large wooden gates which gives privacy to the walled courtyard.
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  • The thin walled EPS cup offers the operator many advantages over alternative vending cups.
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  • The Walled Garden has been restored and features a series of potager gardens, a working dovecote and the National Collection of Colchicums.
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  • The whole monument sits on a one-step base within a small walled enclosure above which is a low iron fence.
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  • A private walled garden makes a perfect setting for a drink or snack on a warm summer evening.
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  • A ten meter long 30cm wide and 30cm high glass walled recirculating hydraulic flume.
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  • There will be a balcony off the main bedroom and walled private gardens with hedged borders.
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  • Since 1991 Sarah and Jim have worked at West Dean Gardens restoring the walled kitchen garden including 16 glasshouses and frames.
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  • All the dwellings are walled into compounds to keep the ubiquitous hyena from the animals at night.
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  • In the Walled Garden itself you can see new resident Blacksmith hard at work making decorative ironwork in his working forge.
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  • Drive or take the train to the festival city of Edinburgh, walled town of Berwick or shopping Mecca in Newcastle.
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  • In Tunisia stroll around an ancient walled medina or perhaps sink your toes into the silky white sands that hug the coastline.
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  • Siege warfare, waged to win a castle or a walled town or city, was a frequent occurrence during the Middle Ages.
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  • The garden includes formal parterre with old fashioned roses, well stocked traditional walled garden and attractive woodland walk.
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  • The large walled garden has been restored to its 18 th -century formal design and has a Victorian parterre and yew walk.
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  • The ' thick walled ' Type 24 is the most common infantry pillbox along the Taunton Stop Line.
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  • The main shopping area, within the beautiful historic walled City makes it a truly pleasurable experience to walk between the shops.
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  • Some overlook the village pond and mill stream, the remainder our courtyard and walled garden.
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  • The 13th century fortified residence of Aberdour has a delightful walled garden and terraces with beehive-shaped doocot.
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  • Here we'll find the national collection of old-fashioned roses housed in the walled garden of the 12th century Augustinian Priory.
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  • Beijing was always a walled city but the Forbidden City, seat of the great emperors, was the innermost sanctum of the city.
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  • The sun terrace at the side of the property is offered seclusion by its walled boundary.
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  • Magnificent walled Italian gardens, pool, Cook and banquet ' tavern ' in grounds.
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  • The village mainly consists of simple shepherd houses, a few teahouses and walled yak and potato fields.
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  • This double walled ice bucket keeps ice cooler for longer, light sensor activated, includes ice tongs, plays 3 Homer popular phrases.
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  • This thin walled, translucent heat shrink tubing is often used for chemical applications.
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  • Garden areas include the terraced Fountain Court and the Walled Garden with its redesigned pleasure garden and impressive reconstructed Victorian vinery.
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  • The pretty walled patio garden and sun room offer areas to enjoy sunny evenings after the days activities.
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  • The mill race was taken directly from this partly walled chamber.
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  • Our lunch stop is at Aigues Mortes, one of the last remaining completely walled cities of France.
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  • Partially walled garden, water features, and garaging.
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  • The base of each hair is thin walled and swollen with cell sap.
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  • After the destruction of Old Winchelsea, New Winchelsea, a walled town, flourished for about a hundred years and provided a large proportion of the ships furnished by the Cinque Ports to the crown; but the ravages of the French destroyed it, its walls were broken down, and the decay of the harbour, owing to the recession of the sea, prevented any later return of its prosperity.
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  • It consisted of a walled enclosure am.
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  • Professor Petrie naturally supposed this great enclosure to be the Hellenion or common sanctuary of the Greeks, but Mr. Hogarth subsequently found traces of another great walled enclosure to the north-east of the town, together with pottery dedicated rois TC.w `EXX vwv eeois, and he claims with reason that this enclosure is more likely than the other to be the Hellenion, since no early Greek antiquities have been found in the southern part of the town, which seems rather to have been a native settlement.
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  • "They walled us up in a mountain," continued the Wizard; "but we found there was a tunnel through to this side, so we came here.
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  • Produces small thin walled fruits that ripen green to red.
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  • Place the hot yoke over a heavy walled steel tube under the arbor press.
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  • A romantic Highland Retreat, nestling in a secluded, walled garden with a patio for summertime dining.
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  • Its steel disk wheels, white walled cross ply tires and blue hood and tonneau lend it extra period charm.
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  • Outside, the south-facing walled courtyard garden provides complete privacy, inviting visitors to unwind in this peaceful setting.
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  • Garden areas include the terraced Fountain Court and the Walled Garden with its redesigned pleasure garden and impressive reconstructed Victorian Vinery.
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  • The walled enclosure was leveled in the 4th century or later.
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  • Walled front courtyard, built in BBQ & back garden area with terrace.
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  • For more than a thousand years Nicosia was a walled town, like most towns in the Middle Ages in Europe.
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  • These animals are placed into a glass walled window that visitors must walk past on their way to see whatever designer breed they think they want.
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  • If not, the all-wood interior and glass walled wine library is a treat for the eyes if you have to sit inside.
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  • In fact, if you're constantly sitting with your back to the door (cubicle or walled office), then you'll suffer from being stabbed in the back when you least expect.
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  • The tour includes stops at The Walled City, Pirate Tavern and buried treasure.
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  • The castle is surround by a 13,000 acre forest, which is walled in, allowing for the hunting grounds of the king to become, nowadays, a national forest.
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  • Thus, they build their own walled towns, in which they live with their daughters, in a roughly 18th century level of technology.
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  • They entered a large neighborhood and drove the same few blocks a few times before stopping in front of a large adobe hacienda walled off from its neighbors.
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  • The stone cliffs that walled the road on the opposite side wept icicles from every crevice, covering the surface in massive clusters of crystal spikes that sparkled in the dazzling sunlight.
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  • The sun pushed aside the shadows as it emerged from the depths of the distant sea until it sat on the horizon, casting long shadows and brilliant bars of light into the walled city.
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  • The books give a number of their "cities" reduced by Alexander - walled mountain villages which can in some cases be identified more or less certainly with places where the clans are established to-day.
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  • Algiers was a walled city from the time of the deys until the close of the 19th century.
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  • After receiving the crown in Rome, he died at Buonconvento, a little walled town south of Siena, on his backward journey in 1313.
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  • In correspondence with its water-absorbing epidermis function it is not cuticularized, but remains usually thinof Root, walled; the absorbing surface is increased by its cell~
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  • From this an equally slender tube proceeds, which joins its fellow of the opposite side, and the two form a thick, walled tube, which opens on to the exterior within the bursa copulatrix through which the penis protrudes.
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  • Kano district proper contains 170 walled towns and about 450 villages.
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  • Tortosa is for the most part an old walled town on the left bank of the river, with narrow, crooked and ill-paved streets, in which the houses are lofty and massively built of granite.
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  • The capital, which bears the same name, is a walled town, remarkable, even among the Dalmatian cities, for its beauty.
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  • Alexander occupied Pharos, and had a walled city marked out by Deinocrates on the mainland to include Rhacotis.
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