In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The new mound seems to have been built in stages producing the effect of a stepped cone.
- Tight, sometimes tiny, stepped lanes weave between old stone houses with painted wooden doors and shuttered windows.
- Outside there is a large statue of a woman reclining in a stepped waterfall.
- Anyone walking along the main atrium hallway towards the temporary exhibition space is confronted by a series of huge steel stepped arches.
- The second type of machine overcomes both of these disadvantages by making use of only one electric motor to drive a series of stepped cones.
- But, as with so many older shops in York, there is a stepped entrance.
- Wright imagined five stepped ceiling planes up and out from the stage, reflecting sound back down toward the rear of the house.
- The one Italian icon not worshipped here is the motorcar, which is of little more use in the stepped alleyways than it would be in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
- The most obvious refinements are the column shafts which taper on a curve rather than a straight line and the stepped platform which the columns sit on as well.
- We lurched up a series of rough, stepped rock pavements to access the plateau above the falaise.
- There were cities of temples, castles and grand, stepped pyramids; pools for sacrifice and courts for elaborate games.
- The terraced garden is not just a series of regimented stepped rows running up the hill.
- He guided Tennyson and Clara to a stepped display that looked rather like Tennysons' model of a ziggurat from History class.
- There is a picnic area by the Martello tower and a stepped access to the lower promenade.
- Above them are hospitality rooms and a stepped series of terraces with views to the bay.
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