In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Visitors climbing staircases from the street would enter the park amid the lush verdure.
- My soul was thrilled with the invigorating freshness of the verdure.
- My wish is if possible to obtain one of your true American Landscapes - taken on the spot - fresh from Nature in the deep verdure of late Summer.
- In fact, my partner, Lance, observed that the lush, manicured verdure through which we were driving looked like it was mown and rolled on a daily basis.
- Soon the rivers begin to flow, the ponds and the lakes fill to overflowing, and verdure covers the earth.
- In a little time, when the roots of the plant had taken up the moisture, the unsightly blotches began to be extinguished in a living verdure.
- Natural colours such as sienna, coffee, verdure, burgundy, metal and champagne are chosen as ambient colours.
- Instead, they linger in the field of vision on a more or less equal footing with the verdure they border.
- It is striking and effective, complementing the picturesque Trinity verdure.
- Bowling unhindered through the Suffolk verdure, Peel offers a courteous monologue on the local environment.
- The settlement was long abandoned now, reclaimed by the verdure from which it had been carved.
- The movement doesn't have to be much to tear root and shoot tissue as well as displace roots and dislodge the verdure.
- The verdure under him is still green, though crushed.
- The bright verdure stands testimony to the still-fertile soil - the river's legacy to Thatta.
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