nearly parallel

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  • From two to four times longer than broad and with sides nearly parallel. Cited from The Fern Lover's Companion, by George Henry Tilton
  • Here a chain of mountains runs north and south, nearly parallel with the coast. Cited from Voyage from Okkak. . .to Ungava Bay, by Kohlmeisergava and Kmoch
  • This and the coast range run nearly parallel with the shore of the Pacific. Cited from What I Saw in California, by Edwin Bryant
  • There have been thousands of cases nearly parallel to the above. Cited from Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field, by Thomas W. Knox
  • This building being the one nearly parallel to the High Street.
  • It moved slowly along, nearly parallel with our course, but only lasting a few minutes. Cited from The Naturalist in Nicaragua, by Thomas Belt
  • The First Division lay to the right and in advance, nearly parallel with the enemy. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • From this point onward its history runs nearly parallel in the two versions. Cited from Nibelungenlied, Trans. by George Henry Needler
  • From traditions he seems to have had a rather long life, and his years run nearly parallel with his century. Cited from Old-Time Makers of Medicine, by James J. Walsh
  • Is not the usual course of procedure among many farmers too nearly parallel to the case supposed? Cited from The Principles of Breeding, by S. L. Goodale
  • This half range, beyond the river, is composed of long ridges nearly parallel with the valley. Cited from Canyons of the Colorado, by J. W. Powell
  • Our course was nearly parallel to this gloomy forest, but we gradually approached it. Cited from The Naturalist in Nicaragua, by Thomas Belt
  • So far our cases are nearly parallel; but, may heaven forbid that the parallel should become complete! Cited from The Fortunes of Nigel, by Sir Walter Scott
  • The third consists in marching upon a single front by several roads nearly parallel and having a common point of arrival. Cited from The Art of War, by Baron Henri de Jomini
  • These successive bases may not be entirely or nearly parallel to the first. Cited from The Art of War, by Baron Henri de Jomini
  • After leaving the area of cool waters, the storm began moving nearly parallel to Mexico's western coast.
  • The coast range of mountains of which we have spoken runs nearly parallel to the coast, distant from it about forty miles. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • It was nearly parallel with, and forty-two rods from, the town line. Cited from The Bark Covered House, by William Nowlin
  • It is nearly parallel with the Ohio state line.
  • They went off through the rain along the road, nearly parallel to the route the Wabbly was taking. Cited from Morale, A Story of the War of 1941-43, by Murray Leinster
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