In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(road/airport) afectado por la niebla(plane/ferry) retenido a causa de la niebla
- I'm heading 5373 miles west to spend Easter in fogbound San Francisco, because I can.
- And though much of the Peruvian seaside is often chilly, treacherous and fogbound, the country's ruling class has seen dollars in a wave swept shore.
- Episode 1 begins in fogbound East London, with Coal Hill School teachers Ian and Barbara concerned for the welfare of one of their brightest students.
- Others opt for tamer pickings, such as lobster mushrooms and summer chanterelles on the fogbound coast of Oregon.
- Many sailors ran down the gangway Friday, carrying roses for their loved ones waiting on the fogbound shore.
- All 29 people on board helicopter ZD576 died when it ploughed into a fogbound hillside.
- Despite the fogbound capital, the event, held at the Petone rugby clubrooms, was a cracker.
- I got to know the fogbound salmon towns of Oregon and Washington - Moclips, Sekiu, and Tillamook - and I heard the stories of his trips to Prince Rupert and to Kodiak.
- It was mid-November 1816, when Lord Byron, accompanied by his friend John Hobhouse, first stepped off a gondola onto the damp and fogbound flagstones of the Grand Canal.
- All this was a result of inclement weather and a fogbound Wellington Airport.
- According to Wratten's article, the Chinook was ‘some 15 seconds from the fogbound lighthouse and perilously close to steeply rising ground that was also shrouded in cloud’.
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