Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • In the first case the height of the cap (the distance of the highest point from the glabella-inion line), the height of the bregma (the linear distance of the bregma from the point of comparison, i.e. the distance between the point of intersection of the coronal and satittal sutures by the glabelle-inion line), and their ratios to the glabella-inion line

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • However, the highest point in the area, Sugar Loaf Hill, part of a mountain bridge separating Lake Champlain from Lake George, had been left unfortified, even though the Polish-born military engineer Tadeusz Kosciuszko had warned that enemy cannon on its summit would place all the other defenses at the mercy of its shot.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Six miles north of Cape Helles, the sloping hill of Achi Baba stands 590 feet above the lower peninsula; in the center of the peninsula, the crest of Chunuk Bair rises 850 feet; nearby, Sari Bair ridge, the highest point on Gallipoli, is just short of a thousand feet.

    Castles of Steel

  • The city interface guided her to the highest point in town, a stretch of parkland atop a chalk-faced cliff that overlooked the city center.

    SPECIALS

  • Outside again in the fine, drizzling rain, we climb to the highest point on the island just behind the hut and gaze down over the marshes and the long beach across the sea to the northern horizon the pink-footed geese have so recently crossed in their migration.

    Wildwood

  • At its highest point stood the ruined fortress where, four centuries before, the last few men and women of Smyrna had withstood the ferocious attack of the Silent Butchers of Deakyneville.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

  • And so it was that on March 8, 1998, I set out for a solo winter climb of Humphreys Peak, the highest point in Arizona.

    127 Hours

  • Although Pegram believed the approach to his left-rear almost impracticable for the enemy, he sent back Captain de Lagnel with one gun and five thin companies of infantry to Hart's house at the highest point in the gap.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Slowly the long barrels of the 8. 8cm guns emerged over the highest point of the hill.

    Panzer Aces

  • The great central octagonal bastion, built on the highest point of land in Metrel, rose multiple stories above the rest of the capital and provided sweeping views over the city and the prosperous lands beyond.

    Running from the Deity

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.