Sentence Examples with the word Texel

But the Dutch fleet was detained in the Texel for many weeks by unfavourable weather, and before it eventually put to sea in October, only to be crushed by Duncan in the battle of Camperdown, Tone had returned to Paris; and Hoche, the chief hope of the United Irishmen, was dead.

The West Frisian Islands belong to the kingdom of the Netherlands, and embrace Texel or Tessel (71 sq.

In the first place, the amount of butter, and Texel and Leyden cheese consumed, seems amazing.

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It was joined to Texel by a sand-dike in 1629-1630, and is now undistinguishable from the main island.