Example sentences for: overland

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

  • Taking the Metro (the overland electric railway section) from downtown Athens costs only 250drs and brings you directly to the waterside.

  • In time, overland routes between these cities (Hobart, of course, excluded) were found but, for much of the 19th century, what are now the capital cities of the six Australian States were most easily reached by sea.

  • Although it is sometimes possible to enter Tibet at this border crossing, it is much easier to fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and then travel overland back to Nepal.

  • From this vantage point the city could control not only the ships that passed through the strait on the important trade route between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, but also the overland traffic travelling from Europe in­­to Asia Minor, which used the narrow strait as a crossing point.

  • The Bosphorus is one of the world’s most active shipping lanes, and the overland traffic is now carried by two of the world’s longest suspension bridges.


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