Example sentences for: adorned

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

  • The museum displays pieces of the ornate decorative pediment that adorned the temples, and dedications to Athena herself found in the inner sanctuary.

  • The town itself — declared a national monument in 1928 — is one of the most picturesque in the country, with narrow, winding cobblestone streets that pass white stucco buildings topped with red-tile roofs, and adorned with flowers tumbling from window boxes.

  • Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has halted checks to the museum because of its "Sensation" exhibit, which includes a dissected pig suspended in formaldehyde and a painting of the Virgin Mary that's adorned with elephant dung.

  • The Temple and royal palace were adorned with gold and ivory from Africa and with cedar from Lebanon; the beauties and glories of Jerusalem under Solomon have captivated readers of the Bible for almost 3,000 years.

  • A second floor loggia is adorned with Jacopo della Quercia’s 15th-century carvings for the city fountain Fonte Gaia (of which a poor 19th-century replica stands in the piazza).


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