In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarymarcha feminineSherman's march through Georgia — el avance / la marcha de las tropas de Sherman a través de Georgia
- the Long March — la Larga Marcha
- the capital is three days' march from here — la capital está a tres días de marcha de aquí
- The afternoon's celebrations included a march down to the ferry launching site, the walking group led by piper Bill Jackson.
- The twin counterpoint battles of Imphal and Kohima at Burma's gateway to India comprised long marches through dense jungles by both sides.
- It's important to have a plan for that time, but also to break the march into manageable pieces.
- It was from here, that 28,000 of the prisoners were taken, towards the end of the War, on what came to be known, as the death marches.
- They aim to reach the Pole in 65 days, by which time they will have covered twice the distance trekked by Hadow in his march to the North Pole.
- For instance, as they begin their march, the mood in the army of Shalya, one of the first to start to join the war, is one of celebration.
- The trumpet shaped flowers are widely accepted as being a symbol of the Orange Order, and members wear the lily with pride on their sashes during marches.
- The travel was slow and easy, though the men kept a steady rhythm in their march, their minds dwelling on their families back home.
- Route marches, drill and shooting practice helped mould this assortment of keen amateurs filled with patriotic pride into a professional fighting force.
2Musicmarcha femininemilitary/bridal march — marcha militar/nupcial
- I'm listening to some of the Nazi marches Arnie used to listen to.
- I may have listened to the slow movement funeral march too many times to really hear it.
- It is now a permanent part of classical popular music, in the same way as the waltzes of Strauss or the marches of Sousa.
- My only thought about the march so far is that it's not a march in the direct Mahlerian sense.
- My short program music is a medley of marches by John Philip Sousa.
- The band's repertoire includes marches and hymns, music from the shows, orchestral music and popular music.
- One hears the strong link to the brass band marches of early New Orleans.
- The rhythm isn't really a waltz or a march, but rather a stumbling sort of gait, indicative of what was to come in the next few years.
- In the second movement - the funeral march - musical iconography impinges on performance.
- The Normandy Band of the Queen's Division provided a full range of music from marches to the stirring Post Horn Gallop.
- There follows a mournful Largo second movement that is, in effect, a funeral march.
- Soprano Rosalind Sutherland sings in the New Year with an excellent selection of arias, polkas, marches and waltzes from Strauss.
- With their use of tone rows and dense counterpoint these pieces should dispel any ideas that Ives's music is just about jaunty marches and musical borrowings.
- Beethoven's seven-movement Serenade begins and ends with an unpompous march.
- Instead the music becomes a jaunty march, of the sort that would have been associated with the armies of revolutionary France.
- The orchestra ended its current tune, and instantly began a mournful march.
- I'm not sure that eschewing the incipient vulgarity of the two marches by Wagner is entirely a good thing, though!
- Funeral marches abound in Mahler, and they don't always mean literal death.
- It will include waltzes, marches, operetta, Neapolitan songs and Irish classics.
- He is a composer of a number of military marches and made arrangements of traditional Turkish songs.
3(demonstration)marcha (de protesta) femininea peace march — una marcha por la paz
- At one point, the film follows several of the tour's dancers watching a march by the AIDS activist group ACT UP.
- Most of the marches in Wellington go to parliament.
- And, unlike other marches, this one will also propose solutions, rather than simply ranting against the war machine.
- They not to have a glimmer of understanding that they live in a democracy and whether we go to war is decided ultimately by parliament not by marches on the street or strongly held opinions.
- This one pops up in pamphlet after pamphlet at leftist marches and gatherings; it is taught to many black college students.
- Indeed, they used to hold marches against them.
- I will still go on the anti-war marches, but I wonder if I will ever return to my local anti-war comrades - I have drifted from them too.
- Early predictions indicate that the marches look set to become by far the largest demonstration of trade union muscle in decades.
- I wanna stand up for my rights, attend marches, and create bills of rights without being seen as a troublemaker.
- The methods they used to advance their case were various: petitions, representations, street marches and fasts.
- The crackdown on street marches was also very controversial.
- There would be no threats of boycotts; there would be no marches; there would be no high-toned talk.
- The curtains flapping from the broken windows led to rumours of white flags and peace marches.
- Last weekend, the left held large antiwar marches in Washington, San Francisco and elsewhere.
- The big anti-war marches encapsulated a cynical mood and a sense of disengagement - and these are hardly ideal sentiments on which to build a mass movement.
- The often violent reactions of the government to civil rights marches is no less an example of right wing violence.
- I hope there will be marches and prayers for peace until the threat of war recedes.
- He was also involved in the policing of presidential and Royal visits, marches and sectarian rioting.
- A police officer caught on video repeatedly bashing a protester walking, just walking, in the front line of a march.
- He brings a deep commitment to civil rights, nurtured in marches in Mississippi while a college student.
4(progress)masculine pasomasculine avance
- Which is possibly a good reason why it's taken longer for gays to progress in the march towards equality.
- Much of his affection for the South stemmed from his belief that it was a haven from the onward march of modern industrial progress.
- But so inevitable is the march of events that this is all it seems, a tweak.
- It understands rile future not as simply a repetition of today or as the inevitable march of progress.
- As the march of history progresses, however, traditions change.
- Every few centuries, the steady march of change meets a discontinuity, and history hinges on that moment.
- Many others have written about New Zealand history as though the steady march forward by the State equated with progress.
- However, instead of a steady march of discovery and triumph, reason has led us to believe there are limits to achievement.
- So the Manifesto pushed a heavily progressive income tax as one of ten key ways to undermine the market order and advance the march toward socialism.
- It seems as inevitable as the relentless march of time.
- Is the will so powerful as to counter the onward march of something inevitable?
- Whatever goes wrong in our lives or the world, the march of progress continues regardless.
- Physics Today will continue to follow the progress of fusion's march toward maturity.
- History is certainly not a rational process nor is it a progressive march towards a harmonious consummation.
- To say that we should merely accept it as inevitable, as part of the march of history, as an inescapable part of the zeitgeist, is to accept descent into degradation.
- Why is the steady march of science and technology in these areas a problem?
- That's why the steady march toward a more liberal newsroom is so puzzling.
- This information was celebrated by the media as the inevitable forward march of progress.
- Even the relentless march of performance progress has lost its edge, with the increasing bland commercialisation of the enthusiast market.
- The steady march of technological advancement should solve that problem, however.
1(troops) marcharwhen Saddam marched into Kuwait — cuando Saddam invadió Kuwait
- they marched past the visiting dignitaries — desfilaron ante los dignatarios visitantes
- quick march! — de frente ¡mar(chen)!
- time marches on — el tiempo sigue su curso inexorablemente
- the protesters marched on the Capitol — los manifestantes se dirigieron al Capitolio
- to march for peace — tomar parte en una marcha por la paz
2(stride)she marched into the office and started shouting — entró con paso firme en la oficina y se puso a gritar
- he marched up to the referee — se dirigió resueltamente hacia el árbitro
- Licking my lips at the wondrous prospect of a day jam-packed with data entry madness, I marched onwards determinedly.
- I marched determinedly to my homeroom class and saw Terry at the wall next to the door.
- He struggled to keep up with her as she marched along the road.
- Without saying a word he marched right out of the park leaving Rebecca to stare at him.
- If all else fails, determinedly march up to onlookers with camera in hand.
- At each obstacle she had held her head high and marched past it, determined to defeat the impossible.
- She marches into the training room where the Product Manager is giving a training session.
- She started to walk away, only to march back determinedly less than five seconds later.
- I exited the elevator quickly, marching out to the crowded street.
- I turned around and started marching back our room, confident that Charles would never bug me again.
- We were approximately sixty yards from the front door - the main entrance when a woman was coming towards - she was marching very quickly towards us.
- I thought I saw Eric flush, but he marched off too quickly for me to be certain.
- With a determined step she marched purposely toward the blackened doorway.
- Saturday morning came, and we quickly marched out the door and towards the Metro stop.
- He plucked James from the ground swiftly, then turned and marched quickly over to the shattered window.
- She nodded the moment I saw Dr. Kay enter the room and come marching over to us.
- Jason-Steve smiled as Evan marched with a determined stance to find the phone.
- She clenched her fists and marched back to her room without a word.
- With these words, Simone marched forward with anger filling inside her and her two sisters trailing behind.
- She quickly turned and began marching towards her apartment building, now only a block away.
1hacer marcharobligar a caminarthe prisoner was marched in — hicieron entrar al prisionero
- they marched him off to prison — se lo llevaron preso
- So he goes after the teenagers, and grabs one in a shop, marching him outside.
- Both officers grabbed him by the arms in a thumb lock and marched him out of the shop past the customers.
- The Nazis who ran the camp tried to hide their crimes by marching their victims away.
- Shortly after this a man was marched back into the store and put into a small staff only room, guarded by a security guard and one of the beefier shop boys.
- Wendy grabbed a ringleader's coat and marched him out of the door.
- A parental search party found us shivering and cowering in the scrub and marched us back to civilisation.
- He took her firmly by the arm and marched her to off toward the command deck.
- And then he marched Patrick back into the store and we never saw our skateboard stealing friend again.
- He doesn't let go of my arm, however, and marches me roughly towards the house.
- He then marched her to a bank and forced her to withdraw 500 from her savings.
- His head kept twisting back anxiously as they marched him out of the house, barefoot.
- They burst into the farmer's house and when they saw the eldest son, believing him to be the thief, they chained him and marched him to the palace.
- Yes, we were marched off to the local cinema to see that.
- When he was asked to hand it back, he told the victim he would only do so in return for money and marched him to a cash point machine where he was forced to withdraw money before handing it back.
- Anyway, on the time, I was marched in before the court-martial and they were all sitting there at the table, all the officers.
- Then she flung a arm around his neck, making him bend, and marched him down the stairs.
- We were marched back onto the train and laughed at - quite demoralising, really.
- Two further men acting as witnesses approached the offender, seemingly disgusted with his actions, and marched him off down the street.
- The employees were marched into the walk-in freezer at gunpoint and locked inside.
- He marched me quickly back to our allocated area and took me severely in waltz position.
1(borderlands)zona fronteriza femininemarca feminine
- This border region, the Marches, is a stretch of pasture-land much broken by hills, woods, and twisting rivers.
- Educated at Shrewsbury (his father being lord president of the Council in the Marches of Wales) and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was devoted to study.
- West of the Severn valley and the north midland plain is the Welsh Marches, classic hill and vale country with small areas of upland separated by deeply incised valleys.
- With landed influence now increasingly concentrated in crown hands, the council of Arthur, prince of Wales, at Ludlow, was given greater powers to enforce law and order in the Welsh Marches and English border shires.
- Set on the Welsh Marches beneath Lancashire, its name comes from the Latin for Place of the Legions.
- Wroxeter's main street was formed by the road running north-south along the Welsh Marches, linking the fortresses of Caerleon and Chester.
- The border Marches were renamed the Middle Shires and the border laws replaced with ‘Jeddart Justice’, where summary executions were common.
- The strength of Chester's connections with Liverpool and with Wales and the Marches contrasts with the relative weakness of those to the east and south-east.
- Upon the death of Walter de Lacy in 1241 his two granddaughters became heiresses to his lands and lordships in England, the Welsh Marches, and Ireland.
- Similarly, Philip Stott, emeritus professor of biogeography at the University of London, points out that in AD1200 Britain was so warm that the Normans made wine in the Welsh Marches.
- He was sent with his mother to Ludlow in 1473 to be titular ruler of Wales and the Welsh Marches, staying there for much of the rest of his father's reign.
- The plague in Wales and the Marches were as pitiless as elsewhere.
- The Despensers were engaged in empire-building in the Welsh Marches, Roger's own part of the world.
1marzo masculinesee also January
- February and March are the time of year that the area's hare population is most visible.
- Waiting times are to be cut to six months by March and just three months the following year.
- There was a period between October and March when at times we were seven to eight short.
- They flower from March to June and disperse mature seeds from May to July in the second year.
- We do know, however, that it will be in February or March next year at the earliest.
- By March last year almost every city and many small towns had set up local coalitions.
- In March, Blair asked him to talk the unions out of a damaging strike ahead of the election.
- She says he invited her to his hotel room and that the pair met again the following March in Leeds.
- Whale shark season is in March and April, though you could get lucky at any time of year.
- In March it gave a final warning that if things did not improve it would consider legal action.
- In March he was sentenced on both counts to concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
- Both said that they expected talks would be finished and a deal would be on the table by March or April.
- I downloaded my email and found the stats for accesses to this site for the month of March.
- Whale sharks pass by in late March and early April and the occasional dugong has been seen.
- I gave quite a detailed explanation of pension credit in my column in the March issue.
- Work on the site is due to begin at the end of the month and is expected to be completed at the end of March next year.
- In March we launched our new conference guide and the response so far has been excellent.
- The best time to prune a fig bush is late February or early March, while it is still dormant.
- Work on the premises is set to begin next month with a view to a grand opening in March or April next year.
- He is going to be on holiday for a week but will be in a position to file the Report by the 28th March.
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