Example sentences for: defenses

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

  • Many of the earliest Governors of Bermuda lived here, including Alured Popple, famed for his statesmanly handling of the island’s affairs and the reinforcing of her defenses.

  • It’s also the youngest fort on the island, built in the 18th century to plug a hole in the easterly defenses of the city.

  • This was the latest chapter in a seven week assault on Iraq's air defenses that has earned scant media coverage and no outcries in Congress or at the United Nations, thanks to an ingenious U.S. public relations strategy of spontaneity, self-defense, and silence.

  • The only public concerns the generals voiced before bombing were that pilots would be vulnerable to Yugoslavia's missile defenses: They did not discuss the possibility that Milosevic would respond by accelerating his slaughter of Kosovars.

  • The Roman defenses were 9 meters (30 feet) high and 3.5 meters (12 feet) thick and were marked at intervals by towers 18 meters (59 feet) tall.


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