Example sentences for: alcove

How can you use “alcove” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • we strayed into a cool alcove, lingering where the pharmacopeia detained us--ephedra, belladonna, one small gray-barked tree without a label,

  • Despite the concrete sprawl of Japan’s postwar urban development, you can still find tranquillity in a brilliant-green, moss-covered temple garden or in the alcove of a traditional restaurant with its tatami-mat flooring, shielded from the other guests by shoji (paper screens) — remnants of a not-so-distant past.

  • An entrance tunnel with a kitchen alcove on one side, and storage alcoves on the other, leads to the main living area.

  • Like the rest of the crowd that gathered around the fabled Alcove 1 in the City College cafeteria in the '30s, Glazer started out as a Trotskyist.


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