In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Eight men in total turned their arms and Kay, the last of them, filed the best return.
- The leaders of both North and South Korea wished to unite the country by force of arms.
- What kind of war was the French army expecting and how was it intending to use its arms?
- Shipments of gold, arms and food had been sent to the mountain region on a regular basis.
- Now after the election we need a big campaign to stop any new expenditure on nuclear arms.
- Other princes and princesses fly a standard with the royal arms in an ermine border.
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