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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- Passengers were held in a transit lounge until a replacement aircraft was drafted in and they were flown to their final destination, Toronto in Canada.
- Yesterday they began their journey home to Jakarta, flying into Brisbane airport, and spending some down time in the transit lounge.
- Dorethea had met the American couple in an airport transit lounge.
- The text narrates an encounter with a person who is trapped, living in an airport transit lounge without legal status for entry.
- Australia can be a place where wanderers turn up, like a transit lounge on the end of a very large airport.
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