In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(direction)el noroesteel Noroeste
- Born in 1947 in the region of Tver, north-west of Moscow, Romanov's family moved to the then Soviet republic of Lithuania at the age of nine.
- There, they roam the coastline throughout the archipelago, from the Big Island in the south to Midway and Kure 1200 miles to the north-west.
- This year sees the concluding instalment of the 1901 census returns for Annagh Parish, and it features townlands to the south, west and north-west of the town.
- Residents to the north-west of the town last autumn found themselves in the front line when the nearby Ea Beck threatened to burst its banks and swamp their homes.
- The first incidents broke out in March 1968 in Nanterre, a new university created in 1963 in the middle of a shanty town to the north-west of Paris in order to ease the pressure on the old Sorbonne.
- A thousand miles north-west of the capital Buenos Aires, in the crisp blue air of the high desert, lies the wine-growing region of Mendoza.
- It is bounded on the west by Poland, on the north-west by Latvia and Lithuania, on the north and east by Russia, and on the south by Ukraine.
- During that morning, however, something unusual was happening in the skies to the west and north-west of Ballyhaunis.
- Finlay Martin is a retired farmer in Ardlethan, a very small town north-west of Wagga in New South Wales.
- Paul Hiller owns land north-west of Jubilee Cottages and has agreed to give 10 acres to the council if he can build a country house on the other 10.
- The rain restarts and since the eye of the hurricane is moving away toward the north-west, the circulating wind now blows from the south-west.
- In Gaul, the centre of political gravity and the exchange networks were definitely oriented towards the north-west.
- To the north-west lie the Malacca Straits, five hundred miles of international water, bordered by Malaysia to the north and Indonesia to the south, which are barely policed.
- Between the two world wars, an exciting future seemed to be represented by London's growth to the west and north-west.
- The Allies needed to control the West and East Scheldt - areas of sea to the north-west of Antwerp.
- His old school, in the town of Bo'ness (some 20 miles north-west of Edinburgh) had recently been closed down and replaced by one of the first PFI schools in Scotland.
- In the end, the Italian Space Agency announced that the satellite had landed approximately 300 km north-west of the Galapagos Islands.
- Less than 50 square miles in area, this British colony lies 1,700 miles north-west of Cape Town, and has a population of about 5,000.
- The best diving is around the small islets and rocks to the west and north-west.
- As a result, an area north-west of the town, known as Brickfields because its marshy ground was ideal for making bricks, was identified as a suitable site to relocate the market.
2(region)el noroesteel Noroeste
- A deepening Atlantic depression is now moving towards north-west Scotland as expected, bringing frontal systems up against the cold air over the country.
- These will effectively double the DAB coverage and bring benefit to large numbers of people in the north-west and west of Northern Ireland.
- She moved towards Wales and the north-west to collect support, with Edward marching from Windsor to intercept her.
- Barolo, produced in Piedmont, in the north-west of Italy, is generally regarded as the country's top wine: it is concentrated, complex and long-lived.
- A cancer atlas of Ireland and Britain, published today, also shows a high rate of cancer of the lip and mouth in the west and north-west possibly linked to fishing and farming.
- A former executive at Gala, the gaming group, is vying to buy Buckingham Bingo, a bingo-hall operator in the north-west, for more than £90m.
- The Welshmen had brought this game to Wrexham to strengthen new links in the north-west of the country, and they were rewarded with a crowd of 5,060, more than the Wrexham football team had drawn the previous night.
- Union membership and strike activity are slightly higher than the national average, but not any higher compared to regions like the north-west of England or Yorkshire.
- The Castle Gallery in Castle St. has an interesting and varied selection of exhibits in a wide range of media formats and concentrates solely on artists resident in the north-west.
- Tonight's talk is about one of Ireland's special geographic regions the Burren region in the north-west of Clare.
- A second scenario would see development take place primarily in the north-west of the town, in and around Millennium Park.
- In the Highlands, a Northern Constabulary spokesman said motorists in the region and the north-west of the country should avoid using the roads during the earlier part of the week.
- As a former United midfielder and a native of the north-west, Phelan is steeped in the traditions of Old Trafford and provides a useful link with the first of Ferguson's trophy-winning teams.
- Most electrical damage was caused in Clare, Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Wexford and parts of Wicklow and Kilkenny, but parts of the north-west were also hit hard.
- The protest followed a 24-hour strike on June 27 by thousands of workers in the Pilbara mining region in the north-west of the state.
- Peninsular Malaysia has three main ports: Penang in the north-west, Kelang in the middle of the west coast, and Johore on the southern tip of the peninsula across from Singapore.
- Umbrellas were of little help in providing shelter from the storms yesterday as winds of up to 90 mph left 3,000 homes in the west and north-west without power supply for several hours.
- From 1953 he was assistant to the managing editor, serving as media organiser for the Perth Commonwealth Games and for early tours to the promising mineral regions of the north-west.
- Angus breeding is practiced to a large extent in the west and north-west, where its qualities of hardiness and ability to thrive under less favourable grazing conditions are well recognised.
- Professor John Ashton, regional director of public health in the north-west for more than a decade, believes Mancunians are not the only people with bad eating habits.
- The state appears to have been dramatically rescued from rolling blackouts as a federal agency in the north-west responded to desperate pleas for help and sent electricity from massive hydropower dams flowing south.
1(invariable adjective) noroestedel noroestethe Northwest Passage — el Paso del Noroeste
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