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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- A mural on the restaurant wall depicts three women working together in an idyllic, sun-drenched garden.
- The view out the window was sun drenched and warm, boasting a rolling hillside covered by a grassy ocean of nameless headstones.
- A sunny day is a great day, and nothing beckoned one out to a day on the water more than a sun-drenched sky.
- Set in a dusty, sun-drenched Spain in the 1970 s, and interesting for that even if the acting weren't good as well.
- In merciful contrast tender tales of sun-drenched small town reverie restore some hope.
- The formal ceremony was followed by a grand procession, seven miles in length and two hours in duration, through the sun-drenched streets of Moscow to the train station.
- In this steamy, sun-drenched Caribbean country, baseball has ceased to be a pastime and become a passion.
- One sun drenched afternoon Mick and I had just been horse riding and we were walking back up to his house for tea.
- Life, I told myself, was going to be one long, exciting sun-drenched holiday.
- Perhaps the most distinctive element is a sun-drenched atrium above an indoor boulevard that runs between 53rd and 54th Streets.
- Agreat treatment to choose during what passes for our summer, as it tricks your body into believing that you have spent the entire day on a sun-drenched beach.
- What if your place of work is not a dingy workstation in a block of concrete but a floating sun-drenched five-star hotel heading for Alaska or Bermuda?
- There's no place on earth quite like this handful of sun-drenched, mid-Pacific islands.
- Marianne Willoughby sat in her sun-drenched parlour, her face pale with shock.
- But it only takes one sun-drenched weekend for the Great British public to decide that it's summer.
- More impressive was the sun-drenched view from the observation terrace.
- The promise of heaven is rather less tangible than the promise of a sun-drenched holiday in the Caribbean.
- Through the door of another house, a shadow fled across the bare laths of a sun-drenched wall.
- On a cold, damp December day in Bexley, who could blame anyone for dreaming of sun-drenched beaches in the West Indies?
- Their goal is to create anguish and countless telephone calls to friends, family and business associates rather than generate some spare time with the family on a sundrenched weekend.
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