Usage examples for strategical

  1. Henceforth you are Director of the Naval and Military operations of the German Empire, subject, of course, to the conditions which will be arranged by myself and those who are entrusted with the tactical and strategical developments of such plan of campaign as I may decide to carry out on sea and land. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  2. In four days the Boer can cover two hundred miles, and it is this ability to move from point to point with extraordinary despatch, that makes the Boer force a body of mounted infantrymen possessing great strategical value. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  3. In the department of warfare, we have had few opportunities of late to discover high strategical genius. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  4. Mr. Wilson then met it by invoking the economic requirements of Jugoslavia, and by declaring that the Treaty was being devised for peace, not for war, that the League of Nations would hinder wars, or at the very least supply the deficiencies of those states which had sacrificed strategical positions for humanitarian aims. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  5. The conquest and capture of Badgery was an almost essential strategical move in the campaign. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  6. Its fort used to be considered strong and of strategical importance. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  7. You know, of course, that the Indians selected an elevated and isolated site, such as this, because of its strategical advantages? – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  8. It was a withdrawal for strategical reasons- the shortening of the enemy's line and the saving of his man- power- but also a retreat because it was forced upon the enemy by the greatness of his losses in the Somme fighting. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  9. A maiden who sacrifices her virtue in order that the visible consequences may force her parents to consent to a marriage, is too strategical to be perfectly touching. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  10. It was, so to say, a strategical movement of self defence. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  11. Truly it was a strategical retirement and not a " rout," as it was called by the English Press Bureau. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  12. His request was promptly vetoed, and Great Britain, accordingly, lost for ever the opportunity of obtaining an admirable coaling station and a splendid strategical position in the Far East. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  13. There is no man alive who knows one- half as much about the strategical position of Metz and the surrounding country as General von Heeringen. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  14. This great earthwork, crowning a ridge from whence a view for many miles could have been obtained over the tops of the primeval trees, must then have had a strangely different strategical position to what it now seemingly occupies in the midst of almost treeless hills. – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  15. The Malhominis had sent the largest force in proportion to the strength of their tribe, and their position on the bay was strategical. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. For some time Messenger Johnson sat calm, dignified, and imperturbable in the midst of this uproar, and then made a strategical retreat to the Ministry of War. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  17. His Eminence was silent for awhile; he seemed absorbed in an elaborate strategical combination, directed against his opponent's king. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  18. Still, if, in the strategical region, our solitary recent campaign rather tends to prove a deficiency of men of supreme gifts, it at all events proved a considerable degree of competence and devotion. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  19. Afterwards, the enemy had sailed away, apparently thinking the strategical position of the place worthless. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  20. She sat, on this hot July morning, like a large bird of prey at the very convenient window of her garden- room, the ample bow of which formed a strategical point of high value. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson