Usage examples for geographical

  1. Moreover, it must not be forgotten that Prince Henry was undoubtedly the father of modern geographical discovery, and that the result of his exertions must have given much impulse to Columbus, if it did not first move him to his great undertaking. – The Life of Columbus by Arthur Helps
  2. She was so capable and cheery that he forgot a little the girl who had as surely drawn him Kansas- ward as his interest in types and geographical breadth had done. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  3. The form of geographical surface, and very probably the climate of a given country, depend much on the character of the vegetable life belonging to it. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  4. Many people think they have a right to a fairly equivalent service at a fairly equivalent cost throughout the United States, and that they have a right to all the advantages of their geographical position. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  5. When the constitution was adopted, each state was independent; each had all the powers and prerogatives of a nation; each was supreme within its geographical limits; each might prescribe its own rules in relation to immigrants, and to trade and traffic with other states; it might discriminate in favor of its own citizens; it might impose tariffs on foreign imports, and deal with its sister states as with foreign nations. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. The cup of happiness, on the present occasion, was the enjoyment of civilised and social life; and the dashing of it away was my being sent, with very short warning, to an out- of- the- way station, whose name, to me, was strange- distance uncertain, but long- appearance unknown, and geographical position a most profound mystery. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. Central Persia, owing to its geographical position, could not constitute the point d'appue of the Persian element. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev
  8. And I turned over in my mind as I walked on what it would cost to remove the Geographical Survey down there- that handsome building which had always attracted me so much each time I passed it. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  9. Geographical is the term, Knox. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  10. Despite all the geographical and historical research that Tolstoi imposed on himself as a preliminary to the writing of " War and Peace," he did not write the history of that epoch, nor would a genuine student quote him as in authority. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  11. We must bear in mind, however, the limited geographical knowledge of the times and the limitations to Mr. Francis Day's choice; and, whatever the verdict may be, the fact remains that the Madraspatnam of Mr. Francis Day's selection is now a vast city, and that the Empire of India which was born at Chandragiri is now a mighty institution. – The Story of Madras by Glyn Barlow
  12. Great numbers of species were destroyed, and at length, when the climatic condition of the earth reached a state of comparative stability, the surviving animals settled in the geographical regions in which we find them to- day. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  13. Hoped for and half- expected as that proof had been ever since he had led the survivors of the geographical expedition under the gate of Ouargla, its actual coming was to him most wonderful. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  14. The fishes, it appears, were all captured at Colombo, and even had those from other parts of Ceylon been added, the geographical area would not have been very extended. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  15. But of England he had no conception save as a mere geographical expression, a little bit of red on a map of Europe, a vague place where certain sections of the population clamoured for- much pay and little work. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  16. They are simply these grounds: I look at the position of Russia, the geographical position of Russia relatively to Turkey. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  17. And it's not geographical – The Plague by Teddy Keller
  18. But in our present view of the subject, the geographical revolution which has been accomplished is still more interesting. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  19. In the Cenomannian state, the Prince, the Bishop, and the citizens all held their distinct places, and it was reasonable that their geographical quarters should be marked also. – Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine by Edward A. Freeman Commentator: W. H. Hutton
  20. In the language of Scripture, Christianity is not a geographical but a moral term. – A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity. by William Wilberforce