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synonyms for seventeen-year locust

  • cicada
  • cicala
  • dog-day cicada
  • periodical cicada
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How to use seventeen-year locust in a sentence

In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The great plague of this and the subsequent year broke out at St. Giles, London.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Twice a year the formal invitation was sent out by the old nobleman to his only son, and to his two nephews.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The clink of the stone-masons' chisels had resounded year after year from morning till night.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
That she had her definite reason he knew, as a woman knows when another woman is wearing a last year's gown.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Now this younger son—I believe that he is in his twenty-first year at present—has been something of a scapegrace.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But before he could even sow that year's crop, he would have to see a certain banker who lived in Nebraska.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The question of branches of federal reserve banks has received careful attention during the past year.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
In the next year his mother returned to India with both her children, and the boy's next two years were spent at and near Bombay.
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