- The natives of the Diomede Island have also a distinctive language, of which, however, I was unable to obtain any words. - "From Paris to New York by Land", Harry de Windt.
- The Puritan Pilgrim, ancestor of distinctive America, New England in bronze, is properly there. - "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
- The counters of each player may be distinguished from the others by any distinctive sign marked on them. - "What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes", Dorothy Canfield Fisher.