In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(tree-lined walk)masculine paseoan avenue of poplars — una alameda
- This family home is approached along a tree-lined avenue which joins the main Waterford to Passage East road.
- The main house is visible down a long avenue of trees from some swims in the lake.
- You approach the studios, whose exact location we have been asked not to reveal, along an avenue of cherry trees foaming with blossom.
- It is now a popular destination for family outings, particularly in the summer when horse-drawn carriages transport you along the tree-lined avenues leading up to it.
- The house is approached via a tree-lined avenue and is set back from the main road.
- It seems that a ha-ha has been banked up to hide the public thoroughfare from which one turns down the private avenue of limes to approach the manor house.
- There are fine avenues of lime and plane trees, plus a couple of fountains and a lot of deckchairs, but otherwise the park is pretty featureless.
- Making your way over the cattle grid down the tree-lined avenue to Pittodrie House, you can feel quite giddy with the sudden outset of countryside syndrome.
- The car park fronting the baroque facade of Wentworth is due to be replaced by authentic sweeping parkland and a lime and oak-lined avenue.
- The garden is beautifully laid out and the trees on either side of the avenue leading to the house give the property privacy.
- The body was found dumped behind a tree by the side of an avenue which leads to Port House, near the village of Ruan, four miles from Ennis.
- Croan House is approached along an avenue lined with lime trees.
- There are also avenues of very old lime and beech trees close to the house.
- The pagoda is generally approached from the North side along an extended avenue.
- Set back from the main Tullow / Carlow Road the house is approached along a tree lined avenue.
- Mature shrubs and trees line the avenue and the property is surrounded by impressive formal gardens and woodland.
- From today they can ride on the Ben Hall steam engine, lovingly carved out of a tree felled from lime avenue, the approach to the stately home's main gates.
- This handsome Georgian country house is set in delightful mature gardens and grounds in a private location and approached via a lime avenue.
- As you go through the entrance you are surrounded by an avenue of golden trees.
- You drive in under an avenue of English trees to reach the historical buildings on the right, and a rhododendron and a camellia garden on the left.
1.2(broad street)avenida feminineFifth Avenue — la Quinta Avenida
- While private streets are provided by many private communities and some firms run private toll roads, major avenues are typically operated at the city level.
- Wide avenues and ring roads encircled the capital city, frequented only by taxis and black official limousines with not a private car in sight.
- Watson has been growing trees along a two-mile-long avenue in the city for the past 10 years.
- They chose certain areas to convert them into tree-lined avenues and Seshadri Road was one of them, he said.
- Later we walk down into town, along avenues lined with cypress trees and Cyprus oranges.
- They walked the full length of the avenue on one side of the road, and returned along the other side.
- Abstractboy stayed in the uber affluent suburb of Kifissia, where there are wide palm treed avenues, open top cars, Louis Vuitton and Gucci boutiques, and lots and lots of posers.
- Lady Audley had not stopped to say this: she was walking quickly along the avenue with her humble companion by her side.
- I looked up at the azure sky through the trees lining each side of the avenue on which we were walking, and it seemed as if we were watching the sky through a wreath.
- People and cars just parted like waves to let him pass as he strode carefully along the avenues to the hotel where he was staying.
- The looting occurred along a broad avenue on the northwestern rim of greater Buenos Aires where unemployment has soared well above the national average.
- The bright colours of their clothing swirled as they danced through the tree-lined avenues of their city.
- Italian architectural historian Bruno Zevi famously decried the depersonalizing effect of the city's broad avenues and cold modernist styling.
- In a major drive, over 703 fully grown trees in 153 avenues across the city are facing the axe.
- She appeared completely relaxed as they walked side by side along an undulating avenue bordered on both sides by old buildings of brick and stone.
- Elsewhere along the city's main avenues, many other trees strewn around.
- In the sultry evenings, there's a waiting list at the outdoor cafes along the city's broad avenues.
- Vertical connections and kitchens are located along the noisy avenue side.
- Having just returned from their trip to Brussels, Carol and her friends sit in her house in one of the broad avenues set back from the town's harbour, to take stock.
2(means, method)vía femininenew avenues of inquiry — nuevas vías de investigación
- this is one of the avenues we're exploring — esta es una de las vías / posibilidades que estamos explorando
- Third, a final avenue for possible research is to extend the dataset to incorporate stock returns after the March 2000 stock market correction.
- It concludes by suggesting future avenues of research for improving upon current substance use measurement techniques.
- He only hoped that the filmmakers would look towards fresher avenues for marketing their products.
- The Santo Andre project, and other grassroots groups like it around the country, provide avenues for working-class women to raise their voices.
- Some possible avenues of research into this early period were uncovered by the two venues of the exhibition, precisely because they were so unlike.
- Instead, they created their own avenue towards immortality.
- In this document we have raised possible avenues for research into the use of stretching but also several theoretical, and some data driven, concerns.
- Such a finding would suggest two possible avenues for public policy.
- What makes studying the effects of music on the brain so interesting for researchers are the multitude of different avenues of research possible.
- You never get the impression from his articles that he is trying to direct scientists towards more fruitful avenues of research.
- In the book, it was kind of exciting to find different avenues and pathways of behaviour for given individuals, or different methods of escape.
- The members of the coalition are as diverse as the City they know best, reflecting every avenue of New York City life.
- They pledged to carry their fight on to block this proposal and will investigate all possible avenues of approach.
- The reason is what has been mentioned in this column before that many people go into politics as an avenue of building wealth.
- It is for adults to recognise this, to harness and channel it towards productive avenues.
- This means not closing off potential avenues of progress simply because we can imagine how they might lead society astray.
- A general model of the roots of violence gives useful insights and identifies possible avenues for research and prevention.
- Admittedly, anger is an all too human response to frustration; but it's still no avenue to solid achievement.
- We offer three possible avenues of research to improve this characteristic of our test for all students.
- In any case, thoroughly investigate all avenues of capital for your new business so that when the final decision is made, you are able to hit the ground running and to do so for the long haul.
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