Example sentences for: independence

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

  • ...1738-1805, British general in the War of American Independence: commanded forces defeated at Yorktown (1781): defeated Tipu Sahib (1791): governor general of India (1786-93, 1805): negotiated the Treaty of Amiens (1801).

  • Following Greek independence, a zealous restoration project saw the removal of all medieval and Ottoman structures on the plateau, and harkened the beginning of archaeological study of the ancient remains.

  • The U.N. had been expected to play a role in Timor's transition to independence, but Annan says pillaging by Indonesian troops after August's plebiscite has left the Timor government in disarray.

  • From Chechnya to Kurdistan to Quebec, independence is achieved through television, luck, and location, location, location--no way for far-flung East Timor, maybe for European Kurdistan.

  • Contrary to assertions by some, independence is more than a state of mind.


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