In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(surround) encerrar(fence in) cercara valley enclosed by high mountains — un valle circundado / rodeado de altas montañas
- By the time the fields were enclosed in 1845, the damage was done, and not until the 20th cent. did slum clearance remove Nottingham's notorious courts and alleys.
- The area under appeal is a 90-acre section, enclosed by walls and fencing, to the east side of the Helm summit.
- The garden, reflecting the Elizabethan fashion, has four courtyards enclosed by high sandstone walls.
- Landowners in Winterbourne Monkton had an Act of Parliament passed in 1813 to enable them to enclose common land in the parish.
- The tomb precinct is enclosed on four sides by a wall constructed of stone.
- A stockproof property fence will be placed around the perimeter of the terminal land-holding and the terminal itself will be enclosed with a security fence.
- To the front there is a good-sized garden enclosed by iron railings and a side entrance to the rear garden.
- The courtyard is completely enclosed, as is the private world of the immediate family.
- The burgesses, however, refused to enclose the surrounding open fields, and overcrowding became desperate.
- They are generally surrounded by courtyards enclosed by walls or fences for privacy.
- It also enjoyed legal protection through the courts, and probably well over 20 per cent of the land area was enclosed by private means prior to 1750.
- She said: " A lot of this land is enclosed by fences.
- All moving parts are totally enclosed, shin and foot guards are fitted as standard.
- The cells in the liver are also enclosed by membranes composed of similar substances.
- An estuary is a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltwater mix.
- Most of the land was enclosed for agriculture use.
- But we were well protected as the circus ring was fully enclosed by a high chain link fence.
- The rear garden is fully enclosed and has a purpose built kennel.
- Throughout the rangelands agriculture is expanding, while former communal grazing areas are being enclosed.
- Soon after growth accelerated when the common was enclosed and plots of land were sold off.
- French doors lead to a partially enclosed courtyard area.
- The open space around the blocks of flats was divided into semi-private areas that were enclosed with railings and gates.
- A cell is enclosed by the plasma membrane (cell envelope).
- More to the point, he thinks Pippin just really doesn't like his cage anymore, and doesn't like to be enclosed in small spaces.
- The spaces in between are enclosed with glass, making two internal courtyards.
- As England's open grasslands began to be cultivated and enclosed by farmers, even birds which escaped the hunters gradually died away.
- The ongoing liberalisation of global trade and investment is enabling international investors and transnational corporations to enclose the last of the commons.
- A novel environment was created by partially enclosing a portion of a second floor balcony.
- The garden, designed by the Irish Garden Plant Society, is enclosed by a beech hedge.
- The back of the truck was open, but the sides were enclosed with splintery, yellow wood.
- Dark enclosed me and I looked up into the sky above me.
1.2enclosed past participle(area/space) cerradoan enclosed order — una orden de clausura
2(in letter)adjuntaracompañarplease find enclosed a copy of the original order — se adjunta / se acompaña copia del pedido original
- I enclose a check for $500 — adjunto / acompaño un cheque por $500
- some samples were enclosed with the letter — junto con la carta iban/venían unas muestras
- They should contact their train operator using a compensation form or by letter, enclosing proof of travel and details of the journey and delay experienced, as required.
- Meanwhile I enclose copies of two letters from the estate agent both dated 14 January 2000 for your information.
- Only one of the 2 items ordered is enclosed and it is badly damaged (although this is not visible until I open the parcel).
- He has called on any European nobility to contact him by letter enclosing a photograph.
- She enclosed £40 and asked him Purdie to pass it on to the two Celtic supporters.
- The day Paul saw that picture and poem in a Boston magazine, he wrote Alice a letter and enclosed a love poem.
- It is enclosed in a sealed envelope along with this letter.
- These do not appear to be shown in the budget figures given in the pamphlet enclosed with the Community Charge bill dropped through the door this week.
- She apologised, and enclosed £10 ‘to purchase and enjoy further supplies of our confectionery’.
- But there was enclosed with it a further copy of the draft of the proposed order that it sought from him.
- And my grandmother wrote me letters in which she enclosed poems.
- The letter enclosing the cheque from the foundation stated that its selection committee considered more than one hundred applications.
- I wrote her a letter, enclosing a self-addressed envelope for her convenience.
- "Please find enclosed herewith a copy of the expert report.
- We enclose a draft Consent Order, which is based on a lump sum payment of damages.
- These letters often enclosed documents relating to the matters under discussion such as accounts, or petitions from subjects.
- A copy of the letter sent by facsimile transmission is enclosed herewith for your information.
- The bright blue leaflet has been enclosed with customers' annual bills.
- I also enclose a copy of the Land Registry entries for your own records.
- With his letter, Father Larry enclosed a glorious picture of a mass of white blooms with lush green leaves.
- The photograph enclosed was a holiday snap of a pretty blonde woman looking back over her shoulder on a river bank and laughing at the photographer.
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