In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lawns/pastures) verdeante literario(pastures/lawns) verdethe verdant freshness of the fields — la verde frescura de los campos
- Behind, where the verdant valley dropped away, is a market square, and behind that, a verdant valley.
- St. Mary's is not clustered in a village as churches often are but stands alone in the verdant countryside.
- The verdant hills and raised valleys are ideal for its commodes with ample erect telegraph poles to mark its new territorial space.
- Rising from the verdant splendour of the Ukrainian countryside, Zaporozhye looks like a diabolical inferno; a city on fire.
- But don't forget the Northern forests, lakes, beautiful hills and verdant valleys.
- She picks that not for it's literary history, as I was expecting, but rather for verdant countryside dotted with sheep.
- The couple's Holy Grail was a huge mansion in the verdant English countryside.
- It's the 1880s, and the West is still a tabula rasa, a never-ending sea of verdant prairies, rolling valleys and panoramic skies.
- Both are straight out of the pages of a racy period novel, with stunning views over a verdant valley where thoroughbreds roam free.
- Tiny houses were strung out along our route, framed in their verdant patch of coffee, banana and vegetables.
- Whatever happened to the colourful and verdant front gardens of old?
- For an especially breathtaking adventure, hike into Hanakapiai, one of the valleys past verdant, sleepy Hanalei.
- Greens are verdant and jade, while blues blend in various cobalt combinations.
- The day I saw it, at close quarters, it was perfect - dense, even, verdant grass, not a mark on it apart from the statutory white ones.
- From where we stand, we see the vast, verdant Kumaon valley.
- It is produced in verdant countryside inland from the coast north of the city of Oporto which is known as the Costa Verde or Green Coast.
- Visitors today see a green and verdant forest on the slopes of Mount Tom and assume it has always been that way.
- Looking into the mirror, he could hardly see the bright verdant eyes underneath his maze of zigzagging blonde hair.
- I was shown some pretty wild examples of barreled actions in canary yellow, light burgundy, and verdant green!
- Instead of verdant green, I'm a glow-in-the-dark sickly pale, bearing only the beginnings of undeveloped fruit and struggling to survive.
- Did I realise that the little valleys of that region are so verdant because it rains every day?
- Before my gaze was a misty, lush forest, falling away in steep slopes and verdant levels to a hidden valley below.
- I watched them waft in the breeze before settling gracefully into the verdant green grass between my boots.
- It is not just youngsters who are flocking to this charming, antique building in a verdant setting.
- The material is coarse and rough, the fabric verdant and winter green.
- North of Wellington, lushly tucked into the verdant Hutt River valley, lies Upper Hutt, population 36, 660, town of my youth.
- Having reached the peak, we got a stunningly beautiful view of the verdant valley below encircled by green hills.
- Lush colors of dark purple with a mix of verdant green had formed a unique combination of shades on his body.
- The whole expedition was memorable, and I made myself a promise, that I would return to these verdant valleys soon again.
- Then Las Alpujarras - the name is thought to derive from the Arabic for ‘high green place’ - are lush and verdant.
- This verdant valley at the meeting point of the Eastern and Western Ghats is bereft of any civic or infrastructure development.
- Glorious shots of the verdant Cuban countryside alternate with graceful, old Spanish cityscapes from Havana.
- His bright verdant eyes widened in fear and panic as our hands suddenly lost contact.
- The deciduous forest patch was at its best after the monsoon showers, the grass a verdant green.
- Pines and cypresses of verdant green, cliffside waterfalls and springs are all clearly seen.
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