Example sentences for: dili

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

  • The anti-independence forces, labeled "gangs" high up by the two Times (although the word is never used by the WP ), had by late Sunday set fire to numerous buildings in the territorial capital of Dili and shot "scores" of Timorese there and elsewhere on the island.

  • (Probably not the one into Dili.

  • The evening newspaper Terbit ran a photograph of charred bodies in a burnt-out truck in Dili with a caption saying they had been set alight by Australian troops, whereas the foreign media all reported that they were victims of militia terror.

  • Thousands of people rushed to Dili's airport and dock hoping to flee.

  • Still reporting from Dili, the SMH 's Murdoch said that East Timor might face a new wave of violence because of the collapse of Indonesia's military command structure.

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