In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(platform) elevado(lettering/carving) en relievea raised edge — un reborde
- A mound, or motte, was raised up to one hundred feet in height.
- The flooring is Canadian beech and this is teamed with a raised fireplace, ceiling coving and a pale yellow colour scheme.
- I don't grow in rows, but in raised beds.
- We also found drainage manhole covers raised to drain off the waters.
- The noses are riveted to a raised area, carefully indented to the front along a vertical midline.
- This will create age structure in the heather, improve habitat for grouse and allow us to see if there are any drainage channels taking water away from the raised mire.
- Sills at nine locks are still to be lowered and seventeen bridges and guard gates must yet be raised to the twenty-foot level.
- To the right, the drawing room is a spacious area with a raised fireplace with brass inset and white marble hearth.
2Cocinahecho con levaduraleudado América Latina
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