In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The spartan public ferry taking me there is less glamorous than the private jet we flew to Montana, but it's a gorgeous July day, and Orcas is bucolic and unassuming - an undeveloped Pacific Nantucket.
- An earlier essay by Ms. Wu, titled ‘Cherishing a Faraway Place,’ recalled her rural upbringing and struck a bucolic tone about the simple, honest values of the peasantry.
- It is a scene of almost bucolic splendour - a groundsman astride his motorised roller putting the finishing touches to a beautifully manicured cricket ground nestling on the fringes of an attractive county town.
- In three days' time the bucolic town of Bunol will burst into life for its annual tomato-throwing frenzy as 30,000 fruit-wielding revellers paint the pueblo red for La Tomatina, one of Spain's most exuberant fiestas.
- The last painting Church executed on this theme, A Country Home, provides a bucolic slice of life in a serenely solitary and beautiful setting.
- And while she admits there are few places on earth as serenely bucolic as England's legendary academic enclave, she's clearly pleased to be back home in one of the city's most fashionable neighborhoods.
- Here the northern edge of the city peters out into bucolic countryside, and the municipality has big plans to develop a park for sports and recreation.
- From the more bucolic vantage point of farm sanctuaries, he examined the behaviour of pigs, cows, goats, sheep and fowl and found that their tenderness, affection and social interaction gave them a level of sympathy he found surprising.
- Perhaps you're outdoorsy and love the idea of a bucolic agrarian business.
- You portray the bucolic aspects of small-town life, and this idealized family, then slowly reveal the dark underside of such a life.
- Although my childhood holidays were spent mostly in rural Perthshire, I have come to view the bucolic idyll with suspicion.
- The bucolic countryside along the Niagara River features a large number of wineries and orchards and the road is lined with fruit stands, featuring fresh Ontario produce.
- Family doctor and friend, Good Old George has forsworn his practice due to retirement, is a widower and now lives in bucolic bliss in the country.
- Romantic images and bucolic country scenes of happy grape pickers, hillside vineyards, and dusty bottles in old cellars are featured in all the brochures.
- The fields surrounding the house are being kept by the family, leaving the manor with 83 acres - a bit tight for those with country squire ambitions, but for those without, a bucolic landscape avoiding the hassle of farming.
- Lanning refuses to elaborate about the horrors he must have seen, but instead recounts the beauty he found in Paris and the bucolic countryside seen on his march to Germany.
- A tour through the St. Lawrence Valley will let the traveller experience picturesque islands, rugged fjords and a bucolic countryside.
- But PETA says most California dairy cows live not in bucolic pastures, but in filthy, grassless lots where they are forced to give too much milk and are separated from their calves too soon.
- Anu Naik's canvases have captured the bucolic imagery of rural life in Rajastan and Gujarat.
- Having done South Wales it's a delightful drive from Gower across the undulating hills and bucolic countryside of Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire to the Irish Sea coast and the pretty Georgian town of Aberaeron.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.