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Origin of expanse
Example sentences from the Web for expanse
He was “overwhelmed by the feeling” that “the Suffolk expanses” had “shrunk once and for all to a single, blind, insensate spot.”Walking In The Footsteps Of W.G. Sebald, Hiker, Novelist, Strange Genius|Edward Platt|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the wide-open expanses of the American West, where livestock outnumber Democrats, William Bryk has found a home.Brooklyn’s Lazy Carpetbagger Sets His Sights on an Alaska Senate Seat|David Freedlander|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He chose an unlikely and pretty much unwritten-about place, the dry, flat expanses of eastern Montana.Book Bag: Paul Theroux’s Favorite Inner-Journey Travel Books|Paul Theroux|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even the shops that were closed offered, through wide expanses of plate-glass, hints of hidden riches.Summer|Edith Wharton
Where was my great commerce that so lately had made these glistening expanses populous and beautiful with its white-winged flocks?A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Far stretching plains of waving grasses, great expanses of marsh and swamp, league after league.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
Here are vast expanses clad in the refreshing drapery of nature, upheaving their grassy billows.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
From this great height, both expanses of the Firth, with their bounding shores, lie spread below like a map.