In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Over the following years we would come back again and again, either exploring the hinterland by car or the Turkish coast by boat.
- After all, becoming a film star is the dream of many and the very stuff dreams are made of in Indian hinterlands and urban jungles.
- We're in a Buddhist gompa in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and the Venerable Tenzin Tsepal is leading a meditation.
- He has come out with a compendium of children's tales painstakingly collected from Muslim households in the hinterlands of Nellore district.
- I wish I had more time in Cannes, to go up the mountains, down the coastline, across the hinterland.
- The Italians were eventually to control the coastal areas, but the hinterlands remained outside of their control.
- Hong Kong's hinterland around the Pearl River Delta in South China is one of the World's fastest growing manufacturing bases.
- The event, run throughout the Gold Coast hinterland on July 16-17, attracted 73 teams from around Australia.
- The Ashanti empire, located in the hinterland of the Gold Coast of west Africa, reached its peak in the late 18th cent.
- Homme describes the trail which led him out of his strange desert world in the hinterland of California to bring us this timeless but contemporary sound.
- In the 19th century, following wars with the Ovimbundu, Ambo, Humbo, and Kuvale, the Portuguese began to exploit the mineral reserves of the hinterland.
- In addition, six fully accessible double-deck commuter coaches have just entered service on routes in the Greater Dublin hinterland area.
- One or more gently sloping erosional terraces occupy the hinterlands of many rock coasts.
- If you follow the Otaoroa Road north of Waitara deep into the hinterland to the once remote Tarata settlement east of Inglewood, you will find the Tarata tunnel.
- The hinterland (back country) is jungle and has very few roads.
- It was far enough away from our homes in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, but not so far as to waste too much time travelling.
- The Ngaing are a sociolinguistic group of some 1600 people inhabiting a part of the hinterland immediately adjoining the Rai Coast.
- Known as ‘sahan,’ this is an ages-old nomadic practice used to find water for the cattle in Somalia's arid hinterlands.
- The mountainous hinterland of the Gold Coast and northern NSW received exceptional falls, up to 600 mm within 24 hours.
- The name is derived from Praltos Camp, which forms the hinterland of the coastal section.
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