In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ibéricothe Iberian Peninsula — la Península ibérica
- Long used to dishing out opprobrium on their Iberian neighbours, Spain could hardly be viewed skipping next summer.
- Manuel, from Fawlty Towers, need not worry: Iberian interests are not compromised - quite the contrary.
- The big cats you find outside Africa include tiger, jaguar, leopard, cougar and Iberian lynx.
- But over the border its Iberian cousin observes no such narrow territorial niceties.
- After all, he views Spain as having recently opted to be part of the West rather than as part of a trans-Atlantic Iberian civilization.
- Deeply influenced by the Iberian culture, the leather industry is a traditional industry of Spain.
- There were other reasons for the Iberian adventure, though.
- To make a short escape to this coastal Iberian country feasible, I concentrated my travels on just one area.
- One day Panjim may be recognised as a masterpiece of colonial Iberian city building, although I fear this will come too late.
- A decade and a half after launching an Iberian version of My Way they are still going strong.
- The world's most endangered wild cat species, the Iberian lynx, is fighting a desperate struggle for survival.
- In 1580 the two great Iberian sea-faring nations, Spain and Portugal, united.
- Early Iberian settlers called this the Mountain of the Moon, and there is an otherworldy atmosphere up here.
- Now the Iberian lynx lives only in isolated pockets of Portugal and southern Spain.
- They appear to be stylised, semi-abstract images of Iberian flavour - lots of splashes of oranges and red.
- The Russian countries and the Iberian countries - Spain and Portugal - are both into it in quite a big way.
- If Mourinho is banking on his Iberian rival being ever so slightly charitable this time round, he can think again.
- You'll love the covered terrace, the Iberian garden, and the company.
- The Iberian women in the centre of the canvas clash with the hideously masked creatures standing and squatting on the right.
- In the late 15th century, the city became a refuge for Iberian Jews expelled by Phillip II from Spain.
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