Example sentences for: inlet

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

  • Many of the elite of Athens have sailed the short distance from the capital for a weekend at a deserted inlet.

  • Something must have been appealing about the marshy outlet of the River Amstel where it meets the River IJ (pronounced “Ay”) — a tidal inlet of the Zuider Zee — even although the area flooded on a regular basis with water forced in by the prevailing winter winds.

  • Just as the Bosphorus separates Asia from Europe, so the inlet called the Golden Horn separates the old Istanbul from the new.

  • Equally hard to believe, this inland town was once a port and coastal fortress until the sea inlet here silted up, leaving the quiet Óbidos lagoon cut off and the shoreline nearly 10 km (6 miles) away.

  • The next inlet is Repulse Bay, a roomy, sandy crescent, with green hills.


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