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Usage examples for designation

  1. We discover that eight of them are foreigners, who have never been naturalized, and do not judicially come under the designation of citizens of the United States. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  2. To give his assistant more dignity in the eyes of the people Las Casas procured for him the designation of Captain in the royal service, with a salary of four hundred and five maravedis per day. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  3. Of what consequence is the designation? – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  4. All this is inevitably implied in the persistent designation of her whole system as a Christian system. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  5. Burl twisted his neck and saw that the designation A- G 17 and the white- star insignia of the United States had been lettered along the sides. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  6. I must protest also against your designation of my daughter as your wife. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  7. The latter is its most common designation. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  8. Similar to the manner of our world, each home is numbered in such a way that no two houses have the same designation. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  9. Geologists speak of these splashes of Algonkian rocks as the Unkar group, another local Indian designation. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  10. Every farmer knows that that designation is not applied to him. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  11. The kingdom is thus acquiring a territorial designation. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  12. This designation of the Petrel as a " raft" was my first legal quibble. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. He replied that he had not, he had simply altered the emphasis; as much as to say that in substance it remained what it was before, essentially Unitarian, as he understood that designation. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  14. This skilful arrangement was perfectly in accordance with the designation of " Palace of the Government" given to the Tuileries, and was calculated to deceive, for a time; the most clear- sighted. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  15. 13. This is a singular designation of Abram as 'The Hebrew. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  16. I. That wonderful designation of the one object of Christian hope which should fill, with an uncoruscating and unflickering light, all that dark future. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  17. The prolonged struggle between the Government and the parliamentary majority had its beginning in 1872, when the various radical groups in the Folkething, drawing together under the designation of the United Left, rejected a proposed budget and passed a vote of want of confidence in the Conservative Government. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
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