- n. the point located farthest from the middle of something
“Lignitz, the extreme point of their western march, they turned aside to the invasion of Hungary; and the presence or spirit of”
“I saw a very curious sight the other night, the only one I have been to for a long while, viz.: some thousands of the grandest and most cultivated people in England all gazing in ecstacy, and applauding to death, over a woman, not even pretty, balancing herself on the extreme point of one great-toe, and stretching the other foot high into the air, - much higher than decency ever dreamt of!”
“Around the extreme point this new coast line is from 100 to 150 feet high; nearer the pali it is not so much; at Kalawao, the eastern side, about fifty feet only; and at Kalaupapa, the western side, it is even less.”
“The fort stands on an eminence in the forks between the Savanna and Broad rivers, about one mile above Fort Charlotta, which is situated near the banks of the Savanna, on the Carolina side; Fort James is situated nearly at an equal distance from the banks of the two rivers, and from the extreme point of the land that separates them.”
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
“(Acts 20: 15) A little to the east of the extreme point there is an anchorage, which is still called St. Paul's port.”
“a formidable line of ships, radeaus, pontoons, galleys, fire-ships and gun-boats, flanked and supported by extensive batteries, and occupying, from one extreme point to the other, an extent of nearly four miles.”
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