In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He was wearing a bronze loincloth and a bronze circlet of thorns.
- Some women wear a shayla, a black gauzy scarf wrapped around the head and held in place by a variety of hats, head circlets, or jewelry.
- Her hands nervously adjusted the folds of her gown and the circlet against her hair.
- Kuja yanked the red jewel and pearls off her circlet, leaving only a black band, and stuffed it in her bag.
- The headdress was a golden circlet with silvery strings flowing off it.
- Her gown was simple, and she wore the matching circlet.
- A circlet rested atop his head, and was adorned with a single, four-pointed star.
- Both ladies were wearing slim gold circlets studded with diamonds, which marked them as princesses.
- She appeared wearing a magnificent green velvet gown richly adorned and a golden circlet was upon her head.
- Her deep black hair formed a braided circlet around her head.
- She wears a long veil with a circlet of flowers round her head.
- Delicate fresh garlands of these enchanting blossoms were also fashioned into elegant little circlets, then attached to bridal veils.
- A golden circlet crowned his head with four perfect diamonds that sat with equal spacing in it.
- A circlet of silver bound around her head kept her dark brown curls out of her eyes.
- And every night we wore these golden circlets when we sat at table in the hall.
- He was obviously a noble of some sort, with a thin circlet around his head.
- She helped me get dressed in one of the elaborate straight white gowns and placed a silver circlet on my head after brushing my long hair.
- They looked like angels, wearing robes of white and gold, with golden circlets atop their heads.
- She then pulled the circlet off her head and threw it across the passage.
- I wore a gold circlet around my head instead of a veil.
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