Example sentences for: acanthus

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

  • South of the Roman Forum, a slope leads up to the Palatine Hill, Rome’s legendary birthplace and today a romantic garden, dotted with toppled columns among the wild flowers and spiny acanthus shrubs.

  • Laurel wreaths, symbolizing victory, and olive branches symbolizing peace, also adorn the rug's border along with acanthus leaves.

  • On exhibition in the sacristy are mementos of the Catholic Monarchs, including Ferdinand’s sword and Isabella’s scepter and crown, a circle of gold embellished with acanthus scrolls.


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