Example sentences for: dinis

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

  • The castle (now occasionally hosting bullfights) is one in the long chain of fortifications built by Dom Dinis in the 14th century.

  • From miles around, you can see the powerful castle walls and strong keep built by Dom Dinis to fortify the border against Spain.

  • The eccentrically named town of Freixo do Espada-à-Cinta (“Ash Tree of the Belted Sword”) is where, according to legend, the 13th-century Dom Dinis hung his sword.

  • Inside is the azulejo-covered chapel of Rainha Santa Isabel, dedicated to the memory of Dom Dinis’s sainted queen.

  • Across the river are the Convento de Santa Clara-a-Velha (Old St. Claire Convent, long under extensive restoration aimed at rescuing it from the river), where the lifeless Inês de Castro was crowned (see page 45), and the newer, uphill Convento de Santa Clara-a-Nova (New Convent), where the silver tomb of Isabel, the sainted queen of Dom Dinis, is located.


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