In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(native)báltico masculinebáltica feminine
- Many Balts had served in the German forces and there were two Latvian and one Estonian SS divisions.
- At different times Stalin conducted mass arrests of Poles, Balts, Chechens, Tartars and on the eve of his death - Jews.
- Ukrainians and Balts went on strike in the spring of 1953.
- But it also mentioned Stalin's occupation of the Baltic states, his wartime deportations of Balts and others and the contribution made by US lend-lease equipment to the Soviet victory.
- Yet most ethnic Balts, who were treated as allies by the Germans but who suffered terribly under Soviet occupation, view the defeat of the Nazis as their own defeat.
(German inhabitant)báltico alemán masculinebáltica alemana feminine
- Most of the property belonging to German-speaking Balts, especially the estates, was confiscated.
- Her father was a diplomat and courtier, her mother a German-speaking Balt.
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