Sentence Examples with the word upraised

The coast has been upraised from the ocean at no very distant geological epoch, and is nearly as destitute of vegetation as the Coast.

On all sides soldiers were running to and fro, throwing up their knapsacks with a jerk of their shoulders and pulling the straps over their heads, unstrapping their overcoats and drawing the sleeves on with upraised arms.

The crumpling of the earth's crust which folded the rocks of the Highlands and Southern Uplands probably upraised above the sea a series of longitudinal ridges having a general north-easterly direction.

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Represented as ithyphallic, with two tall plumes on his head, the right arm upraised and bearing a scourge.

Above the plain, also in Bingham county) is an upraised block of stratified basalt.