In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(worn by magistrates, academics)toga femeninothe mayor's robe of office — el traje de ceremonias del alcalde
- ceremonial robes — vestiduras ceremoniales
- The presence of several government officials on the upper floor, marked by their red robes and ‘hats with two horizontal legs,’ seems to underline the wine shop's official status.
- Finally, the King was led behind the altar into St Edward's chapel to be clothed in purple robes and given the Imperial Crown, Orb and Sceptre.
- His priest's robes billowed out behind him as he walked over to her.
- She designed the clothes, which range from suave street garb to ceremonial robes.
- He wears his red robes of office as Judge of the King's Bench.
- Several, especially the larger ones, are shaped like crosses or vestment robes.
- The woman at the door wore her mage's robe over a nightshirt and boots.
- He notices an older man nearby dressed in monk's robes, sleeping.
- Kel retorted, shivering as she pulled the heavy black cloak over her mage's robe.
- Whereas Erasmus wears the black robes of an academic, the archbishop dresses in priestly white.
- A seated Buddha carved of sandstone in Cave 8 at Yungang also has rounded forms of head and body, similarly wrapped in the monk's robe.
- King Ryan sat down slowly, his robes fluttering about him.
- Yesterday controversial councillor donned his robes of office and was sworn in as Hull's Lord Mayor.
1.2US (worn by students)toga femenino
2(worn in house)bata femeninosalto de cama masculino Cono Sur
- She sits around all day in a shabby robe, dwelling on the past, a time when she used to be ‘so pretty and popular.’
- I slowly got out of bed and threw a robe over my nightgown.
- Jeffrey quickly hides inside a closet, from which he observes Dorothy disrobe and then reach for a blue velvet robe inside the closet as he recoils in fear of discovery.
- With that he turned and walked back into his house, the ties on his robe trailing behind him.
- She put on her night robe over her nightgown before grabbing her crutches.
- She quickly grabbed a nearby towel and threw on her terry cloth robe.
- He had gotten up and was tying the belt of his robe around his waist.
- She wrapped a red silk robe around herself and tied it.
- She carefully got out wiping her smooth legs dry then putting on the terry cotton robe to answer the door.
- Wearing a robe, he stumbles out of bed and opens the drapes and shades, gazing down lovingly upon the housekeeper putting Serge's midday snack into his backpack.
- She swung around, tying the robe around her waist, giving him a glare.
- She looked to her changing screen, where her robe was hanging neatly.
- She slipped on a thin robe over her nightgown silently and tiptoed her way to the door.
- She fumbled clumsily, ending up draping her robe over her shoulders.
- This work, depicting a woman in a long robe sitting on a red chaise, could have been done by a star Matisse acolyte.
- Shocked, she stops, gathers her robe and advances just a bit, to be framed perfectly in the doorway.
- With a sigh, Celly tugged her robe tighter before following wonderful smells that led her into the kitchen.
- I would have wrapped my warm, terry cloth robe about me, but it wasn't in the bathroom.
- Allison tied the robe around her body and opened her bathroom door let the steam out.
1vestirto robe sb in sth — vestir a algn de algo
1(judge) ponerse la toga(bishop) ponerse las vestiduras
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