In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ceramic ware)loza femininefeminine porcelanaa piece of china — un objeto de porcelana
- an exhibition of china — una exposición de porcelanas
- before noun china doll — muñeca de porcelana
- The unusually fine clay yielded a porcelain china that was translucent with a glass-like finish.
- Knives, forks, spoons, pots and pieces of china littered the kitchen.
- Chipped china, broken furniture and left over jumble sale items are also consigned to the rubbish tip.
- A white china sink and ceramic hob complement the crisp clean lines.
- This is a coast of colours, of thumping aquamarine swells, fat red grapes and sands as fine and white as Meissen china.
- It is industry policy not to place clean china, flatware, or glassware on the floor.
- Stuffed rabbits, glass, china, wooden, ceramic, you name it… I've got it in a rabbit.
- The tables were immaculately laid with fine silverware and Wedgwood china.
- On May 1 a pair of 19th century ceramic candle-stick figurines and 10 china and earthenware mugs were stolen from the Hearth Gallery.
- Lady Holland dies as she is sipping tea from her fine china cup in her elegant little parlor.
- The table is set with a crisp white tablecloth, fine china and wine glasses.
- On the table were two place settings of china, candles in crystal holders, champagne glasses and an ice bucket with a bottle of champagne in it.
- There's also a red goblet, a white china cup brimming with coffee, a plate of French chocolate cookies and a peeled tangerine.
- Never use any abrasive powder for any other reason on china; it may remove metallic or other decorations.
- In fact, she has not turned a dollar since November 1969, apart from auctions of her furnishings, china, glassware, and tableware.
- Ceramic designer Emma Bridgewater has regular sales in schools and village halls where you can snap up seconds, over-runs and samples of kitchenware, china, textiles and glass.
- We have crystal vases, china, every remaining piece of our everyday dishes, footed cake trays, ice cream makers, hand blenders, and a food processor.
- Fine china pots and carafes can be found to make any dinner party a success.
- Home to cultural and architectural wonders and famous for its fine white china, the German city of Dresden still shone despite six years of war.
- Over the pop of champagne, the clink of glasses raised in cheer, the clatter of china in the kitchen, one can almost hear conversation and laughter throughout these pages.
- Gackt smiled as he sipped his tea from a little blue and white china cup.
- The breakfast table was already set with our nicest blue china which Madison's parents had given to us when we first moved into our house.
- We settled in at a cosy table set with fine china and featuring a ceramic piggy bank centerpiece.
- Now, if you are looking for white linen tablecloths and lavish meals served on fine china, you won't find it in discount business class.
- The cup was white china with red and yellow roses on one side, with a floral motif trim around the outside rim.
- But you're here for Christmas shopping so just pick up a few fine china rice bowls and serving dishes.
- Tamara cut out a muffin for herself and placed it on the white china plate.
- They've bagged much-coveted trophies like china, silver flatware and crystal from the first class dining area.
- There was a loud crash of breaking china in the kitchen.
- With Christmas only a few weeks away, customers of the Main Street Store can check out the wide selection of gifts, china, household and curtains now located on the ground floor.
- Along a wall, at perhaps crotch height, are what first appear to be five broken and re-made blue and white china plates.
- Does he serve this meal on the finest china plates available for purchase?
- Silver candelabras glowed every few feet, throwing a romantic air over the ornate silverware and fine blue and white china.
- All have been produced on ceramic tile, fine china and glass.
- Harel heard her sigh and looked at her poking her food on the fine china plate with the silver cutlery.
- White candles and roses were perfectly placed along the fireplace mantel and down the center of the long table which was set with the finest white china I had ever seen.
- Stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, potatoes and vegetables had covered the white linen cloth and fine china plates sat, waiting to be filled with food.
- Linda watched Karen as she sat her new doll carefully on a tree stump and placed tiny china plates, cups and saucers before it.
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