In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Katherine led the way out of the ballroom and into the drawing room across the parlour.
- But there were almost certainly vast chambers and ballrooms that remained in the dark.
- Every inch of the mansion was beautiful, even the boarded up doors that led into the morning room and the ballrooms.
- For one thing, the danger was always present in theaters, schools, ballrooms, and any other place where people mingled.
- I live in the biggest rooms: the drawing room, the dining room and the ballroom.
- The council will retain the present council chamber in the former ballroom at the Town Hall.
- The transportation of a distinct and local style of dancing to the dance halls and ballrooms of New York City is a journey made and remembered by the body.
- It said the building is still in a good state of repair, and the famous ballroom and banqueting hall are still in a condition to use.
- There were ballrooms, three dining rooms, a social hall, beauty and barbershops, four bars, a Grand Salon and other entertainment salons.
- The hotel has top notch conference facilities, with four ballrooms, seven function room options and three atrium room set ups.
- People are sleeping everywhere - in outlying permanent buildings, in the palace itself (with no a/c), in tents, in ballrooms and hallways.
- The roots of sweet music grew from the post World War I urban craze for large dance halls and for dancing in hotel ballrooms and private clubs.
- Silk upholstery - not wallpaper - covers the walls of the ballrooms, meeting rooms, guest rooms, and bathrooms.
- It's a huge room - four big ballrooms joined together, acres of tables, a thousand and one chairs.
- It was glamorous as always with an ungodly amount of social elites crowding the ballrooms and game rooms.
- In the south wing, there are the ballrooms, the music rooms, the library; the other rooms that are more academic than physical.
- Much of the step material in the dances came from popular culture sources such as ballrooms and vaudeville stages.
- The main hall has stone pillars and gives access to a ballroom, drawing room and library.
- We saw the iceberg coming but we were too busy dancing in the ballroom to take action to avoid it.
- The casino resort also features three ballrooms and 30 meeting rooms with a total of 80,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.
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