In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1otoñal(equinox) de otoño
- When do we start getting the usual autumnal miserable weather?
- In the exhibition Rubens is represented by two designs for decorative structures and an indistinct muddy sketch of an autumnal sunset.
- Pleasant autumnal vistas do have their limits, though.
- He also played around with a football and had been seen several times without a shirt on in cold, autumnal weather.
- A band of cloud could bring some light rainfall on Saturday night, but there were signs that next week will bring more usual autumnal weather.
- Heavy rain brought autumnal flooding which disrupted drivers on South Lakeland's roads on Monday morning.
- Last year's transition from winter to summer soccer meant that most of the matches actually took place in autumnal conditions.
- The fabrics he used were predominantly tweeds and wools in countryside colours: moss green, rust brown and autumnal red.
- The time lost in reorganizing the Allied forces brought heavy autumnal rain which swelled their waters.
- And its banks are beginning to look gorgeous in the turn of autumnal colors.
- This evening I'm rediscovering the autumnal pleasure of surfing the internet with my stockinged feet jammed against a hot radiator.
- One can also appreciate its autumnal leaves and winter snow.
- The woods of rural Ohio are bursting with autumnal hues of rust.
- There's something quite magical about autumnal afternoons with the curtains open and the twilight encroaching.
- I had the feeling it was a very cheery afternoon in Sydney as I wandered the rain soaked streets of autumnal Vienna.
- Melbourne looked autumnal - a sudden shower, and dead leaves blowing around the streets.
- Certainly no American film could make an autumnal romance seem this warm and inviting - and normal.
- The first day of the Vancouver International Film Festival coincided with the first massive autumnal rain.
- Lovingly tended by the crossing keeper, a dozen pink roses are in full bloom, bringing a welcome splash of colour to the autumnal gloom.
- And finally we went to the Golden Temple which had some of the most stunning autumnal colours in the grounds, and it was almost luminous at dusk.
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