Example sentences for: overrun

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

  • Faro has a greater wealth of cultural and historic monuments than any other Algarvian town, a picturesque old quarter, and best of all, tourists never overrun authentic Portuguese restaurants, cafés, and bars.

  • Joined by Iranian kings known as Pahlavas, the Greeks were overrun in the first century b.c. by bands of Scythian nomads known as the Shakas.

  • Even if editors at the Times really did consider Texas to be, as you put it, overrun with oil-slicked bumpkins, tyrannical high-school football coaches, mechanical-bull-riding smoothies, and the odd computer geek--and let's be honest here, Evan, that's not an entirely inaccurate depiction--I'm still not sure many Texans would even notice.

  • Northern Borneo was quickly overrun, but the oil fields of Miri and Brunei were pre-emptively sabotaged by the British and Dutch.

  • The stone was taken as booty from a Crusader church in Acre (now Israel) when it was overrun by Arab forces.


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