Example sentences for: overland

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

  • Taking the Metro (the overland electric railway section) from downtown Athens costs only 250drs and brings you directly to the waterside.

  • They didn’t stay for long, but gradually other traders and fur trappers began to arrive overland through Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico, settling only in small numbers until the famous covered wagons began their heroic treks of the 1840s.

  • The Bosphorus is one of the world’s most active shipping lanes, and the overland traffic is now carried by two of the world’s longest suspension bridges.

  • The Ottoman admiral bypassed the defensive chain by having his ships dragged overland under cover of darkness, opening a second attack.

  • No overland route existed from Mérida to the rest of Mexico until 1949, when the first railway arrived.

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