Sentence Examples with the word Dora

Above sea-level at a short distance from the Alps, it stands upon the river Po, which here runs from south to north just above the confluence of the Dora Riparia.

It is situated on the Dora Riparia, a tributary of the Po, 1625 ft.

D'Haussonville (I vol., Les Grands ecrivains Francais series, Paris, 1897); by Gabriel Ledos (Paris, 1901); by Dora Greenwell (1867); and by the duc de Broglie (Paris, 1889).

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Huber, and their fiancees Minna and Dora Stock - with whom he had corresponded, to pay a visit to Leipzig.

There are large charities, and Walsall was the scene of the charitable work of Sister Dora (Miss Pattison) whom a statue commemorates.

For the summer irrigation Italy depends on the glaciers of the Alps; and the great torrents of the Dora Baltea and Sesia can be counted on for a volume exceeding 6000 cub.

Below Aosta also the Dora Baltea receives several considerable tributaries, which descend from the glaciers between Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa.

Lombardy is quite as well off as Piedmont for the means of irrigation and, as already said, its canals have the advantage that being drawn from the lakes Maggiore and Como they exercise a moderating influence on the Ticino and Adda rivers, which is much wanted in the Dora Baltea.

Lucy and Dora and Charles were born in China.

See Margaret Lonsdale's Sister Dora (1887 ed.).