Example sentences for: almanac

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

  • See Willard Espy's delicious An Almanac of Words at Play, pp. 21 and 203.

  • This book aspires to be not only an encyclopedia but also an almanac, a biographical dictionary, a historical monument in and of itself.

  • A similar result is arrived at by calculating in a different way: the almanac estimates a world population of 200 million in AD 1; if they had quietly reproduced themselves every twenty-five years, with no increase in the rate of population growth, almost 16 billion people would have lived and died since then.

  • It is not at once apparent why the book is styled an “almanac,” but that is unimportant: there is no other book I know of that contains as much diverse information about American writers as this one.

  • With a thumb in the almanac, they'll tell you that the city collects less annual precipitation than New York City, which is true.

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