Example sentences for: outposts

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

  • With redoubtable fortifications and a population in the tens of thousands, it was one of the strongest outposts in 12th-century Arab Iberia.

  • In the mid- 1980s, it had been set up as one of the first outposts of Azzam and Bin Ladin's MAK.

  • U.S. and Iraqi forces exchanged fire again . For the second time since the U.S. bombing campaign two weeks ago, Iraqi anti-aircraft outposts tried to shoot down U.S. and British planes that were patrolling "no-fly zones" over Iraq.

  • The Antarctic Sentinal reports from the Falkland Islands that NASA will soon be using Antarctic outposts to train potential Mars travelers, because the region offers isolated, freezing, rocky conditions, replicating a possible Mars mission, on which astronauts could be sequestered with a small group for long periods in a harsh environment.

  • In an editorial, Ha'aretz urged Barak to help to create a new atmosphere of trust by unilaterally dismantling the outposts illegally established by Israelis on hilltops outside existing West Bank settlements in "a wild, catch-as-catch-can land grab" during the run-up to the Wye agreement.


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