Example sentences for: outposts

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

  • The governor of New Orleans, 23-year-old Don Bernardo de Gálvez, seized the chance to help the colonists in their struggle against George III, and led raiding parties that kept the British outposts along the Mississippi on the defensive.

  • Since then, the singing cigarette has dwindled away to isolated outposts of adolescent rock, like "Smokin' in the Boys' Room."

  • In Israel, the liberal Ha'aretz led its front page Monday with a report that political pressure at Cabinet level was preventing the army from taking action against at least five new hilltop outposts that settlers have built in the West Bank since the Wye agreement was signed two weeks ago.

  • 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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