Sentence Examples with the word afar

At this point the frontier turns south and east, crossing the Afar or Danakil country at a distance of 60 kilometres (37.28 m.) from the coast-line.

To be seen afar by the passers-by on land and sea.

By the Indian Theophilus, who built churches in afar and Aden.

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It reaches the Afar (Danakil) lowlands through a broad breach in the eastern escarpment of the plateau, beyond which it is joined on its left bank by its chief affluent, the Germama (Kasam), and then trends round in the direction of Tajura Bay.

Dubbi and Alid are in Italian territory; the greater part of Afar belongs to Abyssinia.

It seems that some honest mariners of Dover, or Sandwich, or some one of the Cinque Ports, had after a hard chase succeeded in killing and beaching a fine whale which they had originally descried afar off from the shore.

Is a conspicuous object to be seen from afar over the surrounding flat country.

Dean caught her eye from afar and waved a greeting that she acknowledged.

When not too deep the river channels may be traced from afar across the prairie by the winding band of trees growing beside the water.

The southern division, part of the Afar or Danakil country, includes all the territory of the colony south of Annesley Bay.