The region of Paris overlies the estuary of an ancient river.
It overlies a bed of saliferous sandstone which has been worked for salt.
It overlies the funnel-shaped disc of white yolk, into which it is continued without any marked line of demarcation.
In the dog the occipital muscle occupies the superior part of the head; it overlies the temporal muscle.
The exciting moment in boring a well is when a drill is penetrating the upper covering of sand rock which overlies the oil.
This tufa, which is a hot-springs deposit, overlies river-gravels of Pleistocene age.
Imagine this fairy unreality outlined, not against the murk which overlies cities, but against a sky of desert clarity and color.
It is not yet actual fen; the Cathedral, the town, stand on a thin bed of rock, which overlies clay and provides a foundation.
The icy stratum that overlies the summit Alps is centuries old, and is perpetual down to nine thousand feet.
He overlies the ages, as the long hulk of a great steamship overlies the waves of the sea, stretching from summit to summit.