In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A meteor shower occurs when Earth crosses this stream of debris.
- But then you called me, one month after the birthday party, and invited me to watch the meteor shower.
- Although summer is the best time to view the most dramatic showers, you may still be able to see the Geminids, a meteor shower that typically shows up around the middle of December.
- It was a rare thirty-year occurrence, a large meteor shower as bright and wonderful as any fireworks display.
- The Leonid meteor shower, which radiates from the so-called sickle of Leo, displays a double peak this year.
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