Example sentences for: peasants

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

  • Berlin and Cölln came together in 1307 in order to lead the Brandenburg region’s defenses and defeat the robber barons who were terrorizing merchants and local peasants.

  • Those who will die, says the paper, include Chinese prisoners, Australian aborigines, immigrant laborers in the Middle East, Eastern European peasants, and South Korean sweatshop workers.

  • The filles du Roi were in fact daughters of peasants and poor artisans, shipped over from France as wives for bachelor farmers and fur traders.

  • He supported the Untouchables and defended the rights of village artisans and peasants, but his non-violent movement could not stop the escalating riots among the religious communities.

  • Here van Gogh explicitly links the plight of European peasants and American slaves, and pictures such as The Potato Eaters may have meant to suggest that equation.

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