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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- He was born at Johnstown, the ninth of 11 children.
- I've just been informed that this is the ninth of May.
- Dating from the late ninth century AD, the hoard includes silver coins, fragments of two swords, weights, a belt buckle, strap ends as well as the boat nails.
- Yesterday's win was his ninth of the season and the 62nd of his remarkable career.
- Barrie was born in 1860, the ninth of 10 children.
- Some time around the ninth century, Sappho's nine books were irrecoverably lost.
- A few months after returning home, I had my ninth birthday.
- Also, on a totally unrelated note, I'd like to point out to the good people of South West London that it is, in fact, the ninth of November and therefore a good few days past bonfire night.
- Statistics on climate in northern Europe for the ninth to eleventh centuries are virtually non-existent.
- So, in effect, they're treating the ninth of September like the first of January, doing a twelve month retrospective.
- The draw - their ninth of the campaign - was no more than they deserved against a team with Champions League aspirations.
- The strike constituted Crawford's ninth goal of the season.
- The theme for this year's convention (the ninth in succession) is ‘Do not be identified with worldly life’.
- Alfred took measures to remedy that situation by importing books and scholars from the continent, thus gradually restocking the native libraries that had suffered during the ninth century.
- An attempt at implementation constitutes the ninth stage of the systematic conservation planning process.
- It will be Hall's ninth tribunal appearance in nine seasons.
- This year will be the ninth time the bi-annual show has been held in Trowbridge Park and the Civic Hall and it usually attracts crowds of people from all over the area.
- They're excited, and they're fired up about the upcoming election here on the ninth.
- He was the ninth of ten children and not his strict mother's favorite.
- Coinage was at a very early stage in all parts of Britain and Ireland during the ninth to eleventh centuries.
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