noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
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Words nearby Straits Settlements
Example sentences from the Web for Straits Settlements
The families of suicide victims often sue and can win large settlements.
The Chicago Archdiocese has paid more than $130 million in abuse-victim settlements.
Settlements for those affected by the explosion were being slowly, but surely doled out.
Most confessed; all were later cleared, and offered large settlements and public apologies by the government.
Modi speaks of human settlements with the “heart of a village” and developing “the facilities of the city.”
The Father had been in sore straits of mind, as month after month had passed without tidings of his "blessed child."Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
A very few weeks flew over the head of the needy man, before he was reduced to the same pitiable straits.
However, in the visit that I shall make in this archbishopric, I shall try to reduce them to as few settlements as possible.
The Admiralty have turned down the proposal to force the Straits simultaneously by land and sea.
How will he feel now he realizes he is shorn of his direct power to help us through these dark and dreadful Straits?