Example sentences for: overland

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Although it is sometimes possible to enter Tibet at this border crossing, it is much easier to fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and then travel overland back to Nepal.

  • 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.


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