In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(entrance/window) en forma de arco(back/eyebrows) arqueado
- I still can't decide whether or not it was once a train station but it certainly looks like one with its metal struts, big arched roof and an enormous clock at one end.
- The four guardsmen stepped aside as she approached the colossal arched doors.
- I remember the view out of the arched kitchen window being of beautiful countryside, but when we open the curtains there's a massive tower block there instead.
- An arched timber entrance door opens up into a lobby with a stained wooden floor, a leaded-style window and moulded coving.
- I cast my gaze towards one of the arched windows.
- Designed to make the most of its tranquil gardens, the five - bedroom villa has French windows leading out to arched porticoes looking out over the grounds.
- The three remaining bedrooms are upstairs, the master having been lent a Moroccan, ornamental feel with an arched window as the focal point.
- Browns has restored the original 1930s entrance to the building on the Headrow, replacing the arched windows and Portland stone facing.
- The Ice House itself was built into a north-facing hillside and was constructed from stone and had an arched stone roof and a flag stone floor.
- Corrina swung open the large arched door, only to be greeted by Dean, Igby, and a girl Corrina didn't know by name but recognized from school.
- Columns lined the front of the house, bordering full-length windows with elegant arched tops.
- The massively arched door, in the style of a portcullis, is defended on either side by rampant lions, petrified in mid-snarl.
- On three floors, a curving stone staircase leads from the hall to the first floor where the principal bedroom has an elegant bay of arched sash windows.
- The artist, based in Rendall, has designed an arched structure for the top of Knockan Crag in Wester Ross, which forms part of Inverpolly Nature Reserve.
- The Spanish style is reflected in the use of balconies, wrought iron, plaster and brick facades, arched windows and doors, and high ceilings.
- An interior courtyard boasts a graceful arched door and elegant windows and the landing is adorned with carved wooden cherubs at the four corners of a decorated dome.
- We arrived at Glory's classroom and braced ourselves as we pushed through the arched doors.
- High ceilings and arched windows create a light and airy setting, while wood-panelled walls, open fires and plush seating add to the comfort.
- The arched wooden front door opened, and a maid stepped out, her face stoic and unsmiling.
- Around 6km of crenellated walls and arched gateways enclose a tight jumble of streets and cafe-lined squares.
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