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Usage examples for Gada

  1. Finding our new acquaintance so civil and obliging, we naturally informed him of our intention to proceed next morning to Ponto del Gada the principal town in St. Michael's, and requested his assistance in procuring some mode of conveyance; but we were startled by the intelligence that nothing of the kind could be had, and that there were not even horses or mules to be hired at any place nearer than the very town whither we were going. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  2. The remainder of the ride carried us through scenery very similar to what we had already passed; the only difference was, that the nearer we approached to Ponto del Gada the more frequent became the spots of cultivation, the width and smoothness of the road improving in proportion; till at last, when we had attained the brow of an eminence, from whence the town with its port and bay were distinguishable, we looked down upon an extensive valley, richly covered with fields of standing corn. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  3. The mountain with its crater being distinctly visible from Ponto del Gada we took it for granted the distance between the two places could not exceed twelve or fourteen miles; but, on inquiring of our guide, we learned that the nearest road would carry us at least twenty- seven miles from the town. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  4. Looking towards the former, we beheld our own fleet bearing down majestically upon Ponto del Gada and fast approaching the anchorage. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig