In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Certainly, these little microcosms of society that are our colleges should model, as closely as possible, what is best about our diverse, democratic, and pragmatic society.
- The ideal jury is a microcosm of the community from which it is drawn.
- I like to film these microcosms, highly-structured societies, small communities, groups within a very specific space.
- The reserve is a microcosm of the characteristic old Herefordshire landscape comprising hay meadows and orchards enclosed by thick hedgerows.
- In sustaining living communities, collections of buildings such as colleges and campuses, as microcosms of the city typology, always need to grow.
- Her women are not feminist case studies but microcosms of the complex rules and regulations that govern such states.
- At their best they offer a microcosm of Red Sea reef life.
- In this respect, Dresden is a microcosm of the situation throughout the former East Germany.
- The coaching situation is a microcosm of the differences between the way the two franchises operate.
- She who had abandoned the world outside the cloister walls found the microcosm of the community within too large.
- In a way, the Island thus becomes a microcosm of urban society.
- Currently, the city is a microcosm of the lurching recovery of the country.
- This small group of characters was a microcosm of the real world.
- Schools are microcosms of society and so, inevitably, there are bound to be examples of unacceptable and antisocial behaviour.
- The earliest foreign settlements were microcosms of European metropolitan societies.
- It is tempting to view the situation as a microcosm of his later life.
- A single medley, out of a captivating 40-minute set, offers a microcosm of their gifts.
- As a junior at Onteora High School, I saw my school become a microcosm of the situation in the larger community.
- In this example, the island airport is a microcosm of the city and is accessed by one long bridge from the mainland.
- Airports have become small microcosms of society.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.