In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(house)(soldiers) alojar en barracones
- Troops defending the English colonies against the French were barracked in Fredericktown.
- The fort supported a complement of 900 officers and men, who were barracked in the Caserne Pellegrin at the base of the fort and in the Fort Moyenne.
- Forces were barracked there until well after the end of WWII.
- Still, there were over a dozen of them barracked in the new guardhouse at the gate to the estate.
- Does anyone know where the Police Battalions were barracked in Krakow?
- The news of conditions at Scutari, where the ill and wounded soldiers were barracked, was considered scandalous back home in London.
- At Dartmouth, 272 men in an Army training detachment were barracked in the gymnasium.
- And in 1799, when Tipu was defeated, the mosquitoes drove the British out of Srirangapatna and they barracked in Bangalore Cantonment.
- They were barracked in a new section of the camp where the living conditions were awful; most died shortly after arrival.
- While the troops were barracked in the Griffin House, two Confederate deserters dressed in stolen Union uniforms had been caught looting homes.
- The authorities in a small Czech town put on a dance so that the soldiers barracked there can mingle with the local girls.
- When not at war, the Macedonian army was barracked at state expense and underwent sophisticated training while in quarters.
- As we walked back to the keep where the Greens were barracked, the two Sathe carried on a spirited conversation, recalling old battles where defenders were in similar conditions.
- The Somsri Pata team defeated the Formgate team, 2-0 prior to the opening ceremonies as cheerleaders and spectators barracked their favorites.
- County council members approved a 4.7% increase, having been barracked outside The Castle on Wednesday by around 50 protesters demanding lower bills.
- When the crowd barracked him and he told them to shut up, the umpire, Bruno Rebeuh, issued a code violation, which really got Tarango going.
- Chorley boss Mark Molyneaux has launched a scathing attack on a ‘minority’ of supporters he feels are unfairly barracking his players.
- Gerry Brownlee was giving a point of order; Michael Cullen stood up and barracked him from his seat.
- Chairman Peter Ridsdale was barracked by a large number of fans during the home defeat against Middlesbrough last weekend.
- During the heated debate, the Mayor Roger Clarke as Chair, struggled to maintain order amid barracking from the public galleries.
- The audience was barracking them good naturedly.
- If fans barracked black players, they would lose those players.
- The other prisoners started barracking the Minister, only for Mr Kelly to stand up and tell them all to ‘shut up and let the Minister speak’.
- We have been barracked by a young lady, incensed at our limited, heterosexual outlook.
- They would - quite rightly - be barracked and harangued.
- They will certainly enjoy some respite from the negative headlines which have been barracking them in recent weeks, which maybe renders the result palatable for all.
- But if the home support, who took great delight in barracking their Palace counterparts before turning their ire on their own players, expected a rout, they were to be sorely disappointed.
- Furious locals barracked speakers, voicing fears that a proposed 34-bed homeless centre at the former Shipton Street School would lead to more crime and lower house prices.
- Full-back Roberto Carlos was probably the happiest of their players to get all three points because he was barracked by spectators in the Bernabeu throughout the game.
- Luckily, this was on CNN, where someone to the left of Augusto Pinochet can still speak without being barracked or cut short.
- The sappers were the first to seize the initiative after the break, with Lt Craig Bury burrowing over the first try, much to the delight of the engineers barracking from the sideline.
- Tony Blair was barracked by a furious Sharron Storer and looked decidedly uneasy, Jack Straw was slow-clapped by the police federation and Little Willy Hague had to find refuge in his car.
- Despite the fact that Hart was not even at the racecourse, his horse was barracked and jeered in scenes that came within a whisker of descending into violence.
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