Great Wall

  1. astronomy a vast sheet of many thousands of gravitationally associated galaxies detected in the universe

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How to use Great Wall in a sentence

  • A Great Wall runs through the centre, dividing the long-term from the short-term prisoners.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • Its ramparts are of stone, and its north rampart coincides with the Great Wall of Hadrian.

  • It was that evening I first heard the chant of the missionary brothers from over the Great Wall.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Others ran along the Great Wall, like tigers along their cage bars, as if feeling for an opening.

    The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • The Great Wall of High Fell, toward which she was walking, seemed to shelter her from its worst violence.

    Robert Elsmere | Mrs. Humphry Ward