Sentences with 'harbours'

Example sentences and phrases with the word harbours and other words derived from it.

« Constantinople was impregnable for centuries. Strong walls protected it in the west, and it was surrounded by cliffs leading down to the sea (and its harbours) on all other sides. »
« In 1744, Empress Catherine the Great's army crushed Ottoman forces and captured the Crimean peninsula, securing Russia's dream of warm (i.e., winter-free) harbours for its navy. »
« This island, like all the others, is the largest. It has many harbours along the sea coast, exceeding those of Christendom, and many large and mighty rivers. »
« The first Maori settlements were mostly located around harbours or river mouths where fish and seabirds lived. »

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