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Usage examples for 2000

  1. The Depression of 1929- 42 couldn't even begin to compare with The Great Depression of 1986- 2000. Every civilized nation on Earth had been hit and hit hard. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. His corpse was found amid a heap of slain, and no less then 2000 of his companions perished with him, of whom a third are said to have been counts, barons and knights. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Thirty states across the nation have established America 2000 programs. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. You should see the history books about the year 2000. You're a real national hero, Mike. – Probability by Louis Trimble
  5. Houdan is a village- like town, containing a population of about 2000 inhabitants; but much business is done on market days; and of corn, in particular, I was told that they often sold several thousand sacks in a day. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  6. The enemy finding their advance resisted, threw a force across the mountain into Carter Valley, which was estimated at 2000 strong, and upon reaching the valley they dashed upon this Tennessee company capturing and scattering them. – History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry by R. C. Rankin
  7. One goes as high as $ 2000 per ton. – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  8. Between 2000 and 3000 persons were brought at this time to settle the town and country. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  9. Imagine the effect on the Press, and on Parliament, and on the employers, and on public opinion of your fighting 200 parliamentary and 2000 municipal elections, and founding three newspapers. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  10. In passing the station, we noticed the elevation above sea- level was placed at 4085 feet, and remembered that Green River, Wyoming, was 6080 feet, showing that our descent in the past 425 miles had been close to 2000 feet. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  11. The elevation of this eminence was over 1000 feet above the surrounding country, and over 2000 feet above the sea. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  12. The whole frontier of Portugal is covered by lower ranges, connecting the great chains of which we have already spoken with hills of from 2000 to 3000 feet. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  13. And then when one has marched all along this level one will come to another gorge and another chasm, and when one has climbed over the barrier of rock and risen up another 2000 feet or so, one comes to a second jasse, smaller as a rule than the lower one; but so high are the mountains that all this climbing into the heart of them does not seem to have reduced their height at all. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  14. I have no more faith in the 200 barrels of powder than I have in the 2000 ships prepared on the opposite coast to demolish us." – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  15. In the following way the digestibility of a two- days ration of bread and milk was determined: 773. 5 grams of bread and 2000 grams of milk were consumed by the subject. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  16. We experience neither the extreme heat nor the extreme cold of the metropolis of Victoria- nearly 2000 miles to the south; we have four or five times the volume of rain, yet a greater number of fine days- days without rain. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  17. Example: Proportion a stack for boilers rated at 2000 horse power, equipped with stokers, and burning bituminous coal that will evaporate 8 pounds of water from and at 212 degrees Fahrenheit per pound of fuel; the ratio of boiler heating surface to grate surface being 50: 1; the flues being 100 feet long and containing two right- angle turns; the stack to be able to handle overloads of 50 per cent; and the rated horse power of the boilers based on 10 square feet of heating surface per horse power. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  18. That's what our Goals 2000 initiative is all about. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. By this means, although they were unable to save Cheadle from being burned, they succeeded, by reason of the excellence of their position and the admirable tactics they displayed, in mowing down another 2000 of the Tsar's soldiers. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  20. It contains sixteen maps with nearly 2000 questions and answers ... – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
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