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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- The docks stretched the width of the town, from wall to wall, a cobbled waterfront avenue with two wharves jutting out into the bay, embraced by the arms of the breakwater.
- It was shipped from the wharves on the property of the planters, since roads were primarily muddy paths and nearly all plantations were near the water.
- Gold was vital to a city like New York, where stevedores daily handled huge amounts of cargo at its many docks, wharves and piers.
- Scallop prices to fishermen are dropping, and there is still a major concern about wharves in our area.
- They may have owned and operated lighters to transport goods from their private wharves to ships anchored in the bay of Smyrna and vice versa.
- Divers from Britain, Australia and the United States are continuing to check the wharves and jetties of Umm Qasr port.
- It now services ships and submarines alongside the wharves to ensure personnel are dentally deployable under the conditions of individual readiness.
- The church of St Clement Danes also lays claim to being the inspiration for the lyrics, also by dint of citrus fruits being unloaded at the nearby wharves.
- Sydney's several wharves and quays, given such vibrant new life, draw huge crowds.
- Under the plan, the district of old warehouses, wharves and homes will be transformed into a modern business area, a shipping centre and a historic tourist spot.
- For thirty years Australian meatworkers have been picketing ships and wharves in an effort to protect their livelihoods from the live sheep export trade.
- For generations, fishermen have been leaving Nova Scotian harbours from the same wharves.
- Government has recently asked communities throughout Atlantic Canada to take over responsibility for ports and wharves.
- In addition there are historic artifacts, submerged wharves and docks, and natural features like caves and reefs to explore.
- In an interview, Clifford Palacio said that employment included work in the fields and also on wharves loading ships.
- In order to catch a better glimpse of the radiant whaling boat, Kirstle and Tashi both ran down the wharves to the dock where she was to land.
- Meanwhile, helicopters buzz overhead providing air cover, and teams of divers are also checking wharves and jetties at the port of Umm Qasr itself.
- Various other communities want better docks, wharves, breakwaters, and repairs or replacements for airport runways and buildings.
- Its wharves and shipyards were busy throughout most of the Revolution, but were particularly active in the decades following the end of the war.
- Complaints were made by the operators of wharves, by yacht clubs whose moorings were affected and by others to whom I shall refer in more detail at a later stage.
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