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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- Gold's history as a safe haven goes back several thousand years, since it was first recognised as a currency, along with silk and seashells.
- Climbing vines, seashells, and animal horns may have been the initial inspiration for this decoration.
- The kid's were looking for seashells along the beach for a project and the teacher's were simply supervising.
- The man in the ocher-colored robes sits cross-legged, eyes gently shut, palms half-open like seashells resting lightly on his knees.
- It's just the museum's serene, aquatic lighting - not to mention its ongoing exhibition of seashells - that surrounds you.
- Swimming singly or in pairs, green fish frolic among silvery seashells and white water lilies.
- Stones, seashells, or fossils make good accessories.
- They are cousins of seashells, but instead of having a protective shell, most of them are poisonous.
- Some of the spirals found in Nature include seashells, animal horns, coiled snakes and creeping vines, among other things.
- After reaching the island the pair meet a young girl named Honey Rider, who is hunting for seashells.
- The seashells, boats, birds, fishermen and nets had fascinated her, she says.
- The grave also contained offerings such as ochre and flint tools, axes, and seashells.
- The little girl was fussing and crying, ‘But I want my shells, my shells, my seashells.’
- It was a rope necklace with seashells woven into it, one of the shells holding a small sapphire in its opening.
- Throughout the room, nothing was left unadorned - flowers, candles, and seashells were everywhere, but not to excess.
- We played in the water, searched for seashells.
- Other crafts include basket making, palm weaving, and jewelry made from native coral and seashells.
- Scientifically speaking, seashells belong to the biological phylum Mollusca.
- His pockets contained three pretty stones, a feather, two small seashells, and a lint-covered half-eaten pear, but no wallet.
- Some are shaped like seashells or green leaves.
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