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Usage examples for Bilbao

  1. During the two years he had been on the Madrid- Bilbao run he had never been called in for reprimand. – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  2. We were permitted to pass, and soon were safe within the walls of Bilbao – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  3. The force that he had brought with him from Holland had been landed at Santander, marched to Bilbao and joined Blake's army, and had shared in the crushing defeat suffered by that general at Espinosa, where most of them were taken prisoners. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  4. In Europe there are only three large sources of high- grade iron ore which have heretofore been drawn on largely,- the magnetite deposits of northern Sweden, the hematites and siderites of the Bilbao and adjacent districts of northern Spain, and the magnetite- hematite deposits of southern Russia. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. But after Our Lady was carried in procession through the streets of Bilbao not one died here, except a sinful man who would not turn his head to look upon her. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  6. Those who landed at Bilbao were received in the kindest and most hospitable manner by Mr C. B. Vignoles, the engineer- in- chief of the Bilbao and Tudela Railway, which was then under construction. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  7. So was the story of William Harvey, " the girt big Somersetshire man" and what he did in a fight with Spanish Pilots in the Bilbao River. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  8. With the help of the British fleet the progress of the French troops towards Bilbao might have been stayed. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  9. We passed unobserved till we arrived at the Carlist lines above Bilbao there we were stopped. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  10. Bilbao is already ahead of it in some respects, and other ports, already mentioned, are running it very close. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  11. An interesting exhibition of Spanish and South American productions was held in 1901 in Bilbao with great success. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  12. Ross was also affected, his old wounds breaking out afresh, reminders of the day when as a lieutenant he had aided in cutting out a Spanish ship under the batteries of Bilbao – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  13. When did he get to Bilbao – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  14. This class is represented by the high- grade deposits of Bilbao Spain, Austrian deposits, and by smaller deposits in other countries. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  15. The result was, that although the larger towns, like Bilbao remained true to modern ideas, the country districts, led chiefly by priests, took up arms on behalf of the absolute monarchy, assisted the French in the restoration of despotism in 1823, and remained the permanent enemies of the constitutional cause. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe

Rhymes for Bilbao