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Nowhere can be found a region capable of supporting a larger population to the square mile than Lombardy.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The narrow individualism of the nineteenth century refused to recognize the social duty of supporting somebody else's grandmother.
Her men can lie in Grenoble gaol to be dealt with by yourself for supporting her in an attempt to resist the Queen's authority.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Ought they to join themselves with the people of the lands wherein they dwell, in supporting thrones of iniquity?
It would be easy to multiply individual cases supporting the same general principles.
Their motion is like that of the gibbon when in haste, a series of jumps or swings between the supporting arms.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The friends of truth cannot justifiably persevere in supporting the British Constitution as the ordinance of God.
He argued, however, that this was no reason for delay; and the house supporting him in his views, it was resolved to proceed.
Mr. Hume, in supporting the proposition, stated that it did not go far enough.
The Ordish bridge built at Prague in 1868 had oblique chains supporting the stiffening girders at intermediate points of the span.

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sustainabilitynoun | [suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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