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  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The Welland Railway also connected these two points, running nearly parallel with the canal. Cited from Troublous Times in Canada, by John A. Macdonald
  • In another hour she began to descend to the plain, and once more to approach the main road, which now ran nearly parallel with her track. Cited from Frontier Stories, by Bret Harte
  • In about half-an-hour I found myself nearly parallel with the high crag which I had seen from a distance in the morning. Cited from Wild Wales by George Borrow
  • This line was nearly parallel with the Chickahominy, and from a mile and a half to two miles north of it. Cited from Three Years in the Sixth Corps, by George T. Stevens
  • This was six or eight rods wide, and appeared to run nearly parallel with the Penobscot. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 8, Jun, 1858
  • This done, the chums started backward, keeping a course as nearly parallel with the shore as was possible. Cited from The High School Boys' Fishing Trip, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The rival boat was distant about one hundred feet, moving in a line nearly parallel with that which the Black Growler was following. Cited from Go Ahead Boys and Racing Motorboat, by Ross Kay
  • Upon three conical hills that arise close to the back of the town, and run nearly parallel with the coast, our troops were stationed. Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • It was nearly parallel with the long diameter of the slate. Cited from Investigation of Modern Spiritualism, by The Seybert Commission
  • Dental bridge abutments are made such that the path of insertion of the teeth involved is nearly parallel with each other.
  • The flight of the bug being generally nearly parallel with the surface of the ground, very few will find their way within the boxes, if of the depth required. Cited from The Field and Garden Vegetables of America, by Fearing Burr
  • On reaching this last divide, some one sighted a herd about five or six miles to the eastward and nearly parallel with us. Cited from The Log of a Cowboy, by Andy Adams
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