In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(city/frontier) desguarnecidoDeporte (goal) vacíoundefended suit — juicio seguido en rebeldía
- My own conclusion, which I shall leave undefended here, is that such an investigation leads to the view that cases of moral luck are both inescapable and troubling.
- The Sea Beggars found it undefended as Spanish troops were in Utrecht putting down riots.
- Oh look, there it is, slap bang in the middle of that big empty room, totally undefended.
- The attack could render a significant portion of the military forces either undefended or non-operational leaving them in a highly vulnerable position.
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- The assault by Flemings in 1174 apparently went undefended and the city was sacked.
- The Scandinavians actually found the city undefended, and entered it on 1 November 866.
- She walks like a lady of promise and stature, alone and undefended on the street.
- Not realising that he was charged with a capital offence, the undefended Downey pleaded guilty.
- It is the world's longest undefended frontier.
- Although its harbour was left undefended, often causing shortages, the Goths could not capture Rome.
- On that date, Colonel James Montgomery took several companies of the regiment on a raid to the undefended and nearly deserted town of Darien.
- Close to two typical Cornish settlements enclosed by ditches and banks known as ‘rounds’, this one was apparently undefended.
- You of all people should have known that we'd never leave my vessel undefended.
- And a vulnerable nation was left undefended against an unspeakable threat.
- But only 66 properties, all of them currently undefended, were inundated after rivers and streams burst their banks.
- There was no effective communication system within the stadium, and the police proved unable to prevent illegal entry across undefended fencing.
- The agency has told Harrogate Council that the 11-acre site beside the River Ure is within an undefended area and the risk of flooding is unacceptable.
- We don't know what they have already over there, and I don't want to leave this position undefended trying to take out a garrison station.
- Since they are wearing bug repellent they only have a very small few spots on their body that is left undefended and ripe for the picking, and these sweet spots can sometimes be pretty hard to get at.
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