In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1medalla femeninobefore noun medal winner → medalist
- This week her work was recognised when she was awarded the prestigious medal of the Order of Mercy from the League of Mercy.
- These medals were awarded in bronze for having four children, silver for six, and gold for eight.
- I will train for better results but I don't think too much about medals.
- No service member is entitled to wear all three medals for the same act, achievement or period of service.
- Thomas had won many medals and awards in both handball and football.
- Pope John Paul II has awarded a medal of distinction to a Sutton woman who has given her life to the service of the church, the young and the needy.
- The show garden section has been expanded, and the event awarded its own medals for the first time this year.
- Purple Heart medals are awarded to nine soldiers who suffered wounds in Iraq.
- He was awarded numerous medals and attained the rank of Lieutenant before discharging in 1970.
- Jewelry and 107 medals and awards were also stolen from the apartment.
- Player of the Year awards and team medals will be presented on the night.
- Most of it was devoted to the award of medals in the Falklands War.
- Cabinets of coins, medals, and bronze statuettes became a characteristic feature of German princely collections.
- No medal was awarded on Friday as the events were still at the qualifying stage.
- The medal was awarded to airmen involved in enemy contact.
- My grandfather's medals were awarded for his service with the St John Ambulance Brigade during the Boer War.
- Britain doubled their medal haul in Paris after scooping two medals on the final day of the World Championships.
- The medals were awarded to individuals who had been nominated by others in their communities.
- The team also picked up five silver and three bronze team medals at the event.
- To see the joy on so many young faces when presented with medals and awards was reward enough.
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