In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Adriatic (Sea) — el (mar) Adriático
- before noun the Adriatic coast — la costa adriática
- An aircraft carrier, the George Washington, is to be deployed to the Adriatic from the Persian Gulf by September 30.
- Air rescue was good in the Adriatic, where hundreds ditched.
- They feared Serbian "hegemonism" and fell for Italian scare tactics, portraying the Slav monster as "stretching from Vladivostok to the Adriatic."
- I was able to carry out my shift to the east side of the Adriatic on the following move.
- I last saw her duck diving into the crystalline blue waters of the Adriatic, I didn't see her surface.
- Venice agreed to the Balsic brothers having their own fleet in the Adriatic on condition they never use their ships against the interests of the Republic.
- A single commander was appointed to head the combined NATO / WEU task force in the Adriatic.
- Lord Byron named Dubrovnik the "Pearl of the Adriatic."
- The leaders of Serbia's smaller neighbour Montenegro, which provides Serbia's only access to the Adriatic, continue to insist on independence.
- I used to fly out of bases on the Adriatic.
- Yet this ageing Queen of the Adriatic is enchanting.
- A handful of shivering Albanians are fished out of the Adriatic, distressed beyond belief, hoping desperately for signs of missing relatives.
- The resulting friendship led to his fall 2002 admission to the United World College of the Adriatic.
- Its low-lying location has long made it victim of tides, winds, and now the rising waters of the Adriatic.
- The Bora, a cold wind from Siberia, is cutting across eastern Europe to the Adriatic.
- He quarrelled with Venice over salt pans in the Adriatic which the Republic annexed during his refuge in Italy.
- Behind us, the rocks led down to an Adriatic rippled like a freshly mowed lawn.
- I'm writing this from a balcony overlooking the Adriatic.
- Escalation of the Yugoslav conflict leads to enforcement measures by NATO and WEU naval forces in the Adriatic towards the end of 1992.
- The body of a young woman is found floating attached to a deflated dinghy in the Adriatic.
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