In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(usually plural) tierra que queda cubierta cuando la marea está alta
- The afternoon sunset had tinted the white clouds and blue sky into subtle, mellow shades and the fresh, wet winds brushed our faces as we were transported to the tideland in an ox cart.
- Because all of the docks cross public tidelands, you're welcome to wander around these floating neighborhoods, checking out the sometimes eccentric designs - look for the floating Taj Mahal.
- The prefectural government will establish a committee to hear suggestions on how to resolve the environmental problems in the bay area, tidelands and wetlands, she said.
- At least eight lodges have received the go-ahead to be built in tidelands.
- On the west coast of Mexico near the town of San Blas is a limestone spring called La Tobara, part of an inviting system of lagoons, canals, and navigable tidelands.
- The compromise has to minimize the damage to the environment and maximize the contribution to the development of the provincial economy in the use of the reclaimed tideland.
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