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 Meanings and Examples of PLATEAU
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plateau
 n.  highland; upland; relatively flat highland
Classic Sentence:
1  The triangle included in the top of the A, between the two limbs and the tie, is the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
2  The dispute over this plateau constituted the whole battle.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
3  Behind the tip of the A, behind the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean, is the forest of Soignes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
4  It occupied the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean, having behind it the village, and in front of it the slope, which was tolerably steep then.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
5  All about the plateau the English had cut the hedges here and there, made embrasures in the hawthorn-trees, thrust the throat of a cannon between two branches, embattled the shrubs.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
6  Along the crest of the plateau ran a sort of trench whose presence it was impossible for the distant observer to divine.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
7  The plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean was captured, recaptured, captured again.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
8  Half the cuirassiers remained on the plateau.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
9  The conflict on the plateau continued.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
10  As every one was in possession of the plateau, no one held it, and in fact it remained, to a great extent, with the English.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
11  At twilight, towards nine o'clock in the evening, one of them was left at the foot of the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—THE LAST SQUARE
12  When one leaves Montfermeil and reaches the turn which the road takes that runs to Livry, it can be seen stretching out before one to a great distance across the plateau.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—HE WHO SEEKS TO BETTER HIMSELF MAY RENDER HIS S...
13  High up on the plateau at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, she saw rolling red hills wherever she looked, with huge outcroppings of the underlying granite and gaunt pines towering somberly everywhere.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
14  On the little plateau which crowned the barren hill there stood a single giant boulder, and against this boulder there lay a tall man, long-bearded and hard-featured, but of an excessive thinness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
Example Sentence:
1  A broad valley opened up leading to a high, flat plateau of cultivated land.
2  The children's standard of reading seems to have reached a plateau.
3  In geology and earth science, a plateau is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.