In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1atalaya femeninotorre de vigilancia femenino
- He ordered thousands of watchtowers to be built 12 metres tall and 12 square metres at their base with 6-metre walls of granite joining them.
- Army watchtowers to be demolished with no Army presence in police stations and use of military helicopters for training purposes only.
- When we first stepped onto the Great Wall we were awe-struck by the never-ending structure snaking up into the hills in both directions, with little square watchtowers dotted along the horizon.
- It's a tower - an old watchtower from the days when they needed watchtowers.
- We could have turned the planet into a slave camp of watchtowers and concertina wire if we had chosen.
- In these mountainous areas, the typical Caucasian home is built like a fortress, with high watchtowers and six-metre walls.
- We have wildfires out there, and there are watchtowers that are empty because of his cuts.
- It is surrounded by trenches, electric wire and moats; there are watchtowers at regular intervals.
- Hotels, beaches and resorts may be required to have watchtowers for alerting public.
- Girona proper is steeped in the history of its medieval old city, a cobbled labyrinth of narrow alleys and watchtowers separated from the city's modern business district by the smooth-flowing Onyar River.
- There's no fence, no razor wire, no watchtowers, no guard station.
- The western terminal of the wall was at Bowness-on-Solway, but fortlets and watchtowers continued down the Cumberland coast.
- We are ushered through another checkpoint and eventually the road ends at a couple of watchtowers and heavily guarded barriers.
- The settlement perimeter is marked by watchtowers and torches and the village has its own cadre of border guards dressed in a sort of monk's habit in a mustard colour, which is thought to soothe the creatures.
- However our experience to date has been that the watchtowers have now been replaced by frequent checkpoints on roads in the area.
- This is a complete misnomer; it is an eight metre high sheer concrete wall with watchtowers.
- And in the meantime, in all those hills surrounding those cities, sharpshooters are standing by in watchtowers.
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