Ypres

NOUN
  1. battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient
  2. battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery
  3. battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others
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How To Use Ypres In A Sentence

  • Clear information boards indicate the location of different types of trees which include Persian, Japanese and black walnut trees, coastal and dawn redwoods, cedar of Lebanon, atlas and deodar cedars, and swamp cypresses.
  • Unprofitable eloquence is like the cypress, which is great and tall, but bears no fruit. 
  • WINDING ALONG HIGH ground where tall oaks, maples, and hickories crowded the sky, we descended to a swampy bottom filled with palmettos, water oaks, gums, and bald cypresses. Fire The Sky
  • He was also careful to plan the project around the fig, walnut, redwood, and cypress trees on the property, giving the owners ample shade.
  • The high mountains support typical evergreen forests of firs and cypress, whilst on the lower slopes are to be found such trees as pines, chestnuts, and cork oak.
  • Then he twirled, sambaed and sashayed across the cypress-planked floor. Mogo Rules
  • † Some Bible translations use the term cypress or cedar wood, a softwood from a coniferous tree. Modern Science in the Bible
  • Cypress has no plans to develop future Sparc products but it will continue to handle distribution during the transition.
  • Plant vigorous species for large hedges 70cm (28in) apart: laurels, photinia, elaeagnus, yew, viburnum, holly, griselinia, cypress. Times, Sunday Times
  • Laurel and lemon, olive and oak, cypress and palm trees make unlikely neighbors in the region's mild, dry climate.
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