Example sentences for: star-shaped

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

  • Fort Warren, a 19th-century star-shaped fortress in which Confederate prisoners were incarcerated during the Civil War occupies most of the island.

  • The town is enclosed within star-shaped fortifications, reminiscent of those at Elvas in the Alentejo.

  • The building has been much altered over the centuries but the atmosphere in the steamy main pool, where a stone Turkish dome rises over an octagonal pool and sunbeams stream in through the star-shaped glass openings in the cupola, is magically ancient.

  • For a good panoramic view of Halifax and a sense of its important military history, make your way around the grassy slopes leading to the star-shaped Citadel, from which a cannon-shot has boomed across the town each day at noon since the 1850s.

  • The 'star-shaped' genealogy of the Gambian TNF locus, dominated by one central haplotype with many derived haplotypes defined by single mutational events, produces negative disequilibria between most pairs of SNPs (the rare alleles are found in the repulsion phase).

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