Example sentences for: dili

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

  • The NYT and LAT both note that several top Indonesian government and military officials flew to Dili and made promises to restore order but did not venture beyond the airport.

  • 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.

  • In Australia, whose army is heading the peacekeeping force in East Timor, the Sydney Morning Herald led Wednesday on the discovery by Australian troops of the tortured bodies of 30 people in a well behind the home in Dili of the East Timorese independence leader Manuel Carrascalao.

  • And the Post quotes a policeman at a Dili hotel saying he would not shoot militia members if they attacked and that what they are doing is good for the country.

  • But, the coverage notes, despite what the WP calls a "scorched earth" situation in Dili, the U.S. is not ready to send in troops.


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