Example sentences for: dom

How can you use “dom” 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.

  • 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.

  • The impressive Ponte Dom Luís I (a 172-m bridge built in 1886) looms over the colorful houses of the Ribeira and spans the river to the south bank, where the port lodges (cavas) of Vila Nova de Gaia are located (see page 59).

  • Step inside the Französischer Dom to visit the Huguenot museum, or look up the stairwell to the Glockenspiel — a dizzying 48 m (159 ft) above.

  • The edifice links two identical churches, the Französischer Dom (or French Cathedral) to the north, built for the immigrant Huguenots, and the Deutscher Dom (German Cathedral) to the south.

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