In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wonderful)(view/sight/weather) maravilloso(weather/view/sight) espléndido(view/weather/sight) soberbioI had the glorious feeling that … — tuve la maravillosa sensación de que …
- some glorious howlers — unos errores de antología
- Letting out a sigh, she turned to the lake, silently viewing its glorious wonders.
- It was her first visit to the glorious city and I was keen to get her initial impression.
- Like me, many of the hotel guests simply wanted to unwind, chill out and view the glorious changing scenery.
- Instead they have been brought back to their glorious best and rehabilitated as homes, offices, cafés and shops.
- Just the thing for Swaledale's glorious and famous traditional hay meadows which are best in June and July.
- The weather was glorious, the view amazing, the food delicious.
- Strolling into the glorious sunshine, we were immediately impressed by the sights.
- The Hampden of that time was glorious in its shabby splendour.
- Since we left at four in the morning, I got a glorious view the sun rise over the jungle.
- But it is a glorious late autumn afternoon, and the study window is open.
- For sure it has a wealth of exceptional buildings and a glorious urban beauty.
- We can thank author Elisabeth Beresford for making famous this glorious expanse of open space.
- In less than a mile it takes in glorious views of Edinburgh Castle, Calton Hill and Princes Street Gardens.
- I anticipated a glorious view from the summit or some clearing where I could see Sligo from this new vantage.
- In addition, the tree has beautiful peeling bark not unlike that of Eucalyptus species, and glorious autumn colour.
- It is well reputed for its fine teaching but the pinnacle of its fame is its glorious chapel with its murals of intricate artwork.
- You can lounge in the bath and look out the window to glorious views to the west and south-west over the roofs of the oldest part of Tunbridge Wells.
- The fresh green leaves in spring will turn a glorious golden yellow in autumn and are light and easy to sweep up when they finally fall.
- He stood there for a few minutes looking onto the glorious beauty of the forest below.
- America is supposedly a land of great natural beauty but I have found nothing to compare with those glorious Welsh hills.
- Sure, his inner beauty might be glorious, but visually he's more like a Quasimodo.
- I think that's all the news this morning, apart from the fact that it's finally stopped raining and it's a glorious autumn day.
2(deserving glory)(victory/deed) gloriosowe are gathered to honor the glorious dead — nos hemos reunido para honrar a los caídos por la patria
- Rarely, however, has potential upset turned into such glorious victory in the time it takes the eye to close and re-open.
- It would be tragic if we backed off now, when revolution is gathering momentum for a glorious victory.
- It was a glorious way to bring up the century for the season.
- He loved being wound up, made the impending victory all the more glorious.
- This, friends, is the glorious future he has spread out before him.
- Then this beginning expanded, building itself a palace, worthy of glorious praise.
- For one club the journey home will be triumphant and glorious for the other it will be mournful and bitter.
- This is the tenth anniversary of a glorious victory - and it is also a memorial.
- They had sailed back to England the following week after a glorious victory at Crecy.
- To burden you with so many new things will lead to a tragic end rather then a glorious future.
- He is the last member of a glorious tradition and a legend by himself.
- The blues has a complex and glorious history, but does it have a future?
- He has presided over the transition of the team from one glorious generation to the next in exemplary fashion.
- He even anchored the Canadian 4x100m relay team to glorious victory over the Americans.
- The city combines beauty with picturesque association of a glorious past.
- This event was hailed as a glorious triumph, in which all of mankind was united in celebration.
- Nevertheless, there are already those predicting a glorious future for him in the paid ranks.
- It is time to get over our memories about the brief ignominious period and look forward to a much more glorious future.
- So, in his honour, we take time out today to mourn his passing and celebrate his brief but glorious career.
- That glorious event will finally bring life, light, fire and love to their complete fruition.
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