In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desfile masculinoReligión procesión femeninoa funeral procession — un cortejo fúnebre
- an endless procession of grey days — una interminable sucesión de días grises
- in procession — en procesión
- A Yorkshire soldier will have a key place in the guiding of the ceremonial gun to be used for the procession and funeral of the Queen Mother.
- The common law allows orderly protests, processions, petitions and so forth - and these blockades were entirely orderly.
- The procession followed a private ceremony, attended by about 200 family and friends.
- Catholic countries like Spain make the most of the holy season (semana santa) with torchlit processions and extravagant religious ceremonies.
- The ceremony begins with a procession from your college to the Senate House (a short walk in our case).
- Five thousand admirers marched in his funeral procession and Poole became a martyr for anti-immigrant nativists.
- A car bomber drove his vehicle into a funeral procession, a funeral procession for one of the local prominent tribal leaders there.
- In a break with Royal tradition the Princess Royal will also join the procession, a ceremony usually reserved for men.
- The opening ceremony included a procession down the High Street by the society's fleet of funeral vehicles to the sound of a piper major.
- When the most famous composer of the age died, about thirty thousand mourners were present at the funeral procession on March 26, 1827.
- Events will include a civic procession and wreath laying ceremony on Saturday followed by a civic service at St Charles Borromeo to celebrate Wilberforce's life and work.
- The ceremony began with a procession from the local community centre to the church followed by special devotions in the church.
- The London procession and ceremony were being televised live - TV cameras were allowed into Westminster Abbey for the first time.
- The pupils from the two schools joined together in singing, reading, praying and processions to make the ceremony beautiful.
- And ever since then I have held little regard for all the pomp and ceremony of military processions and patriotism.
- At burial ceremonies several processions, each one associated with a grade of the society, go from the lodge to the burial place.
- A torchlight procession, a religious ceremony and blessing mark the day that Saint Dévoe is believed to have arrived in Monaco.
- The purpose of cursus monuments is unclear, but it is assumed they were used for parades or some kind of ceremony which involved processions.
- The 60-minute performances feature traditional dances of the four regions, a wedding ceremony, wedding processions and a sword fight.
- Thousands marched behind his funeral procession, a measure of his extraordinary impact on Russia's very heart, soul, and mind.
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