In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1alojarhe billeted his troops on local householders — alojó a sus tropas con las gentes del lugar
- The troops in these colonies were, at first, veteran soldiers, and were billeted on householders who were chosen from men of good character aged from 18 to 45 years.
- There Alistair met his first Americans - seven young soldiers billeted in his house and made Alfred their mascot.
- There are no signs that an army is billeted anywhere in Freelander.
- A brutal military terror in which thousands died was followed up by billeting the soldiers on the better-off citizens of the provincial capitals, while their sovereign courts were exiled to remote small towns.
- My fellow soldiers and I were billeted in an apartment house in Aubervilliers, which had until a day or so before been home to a company of German WACS.
- The soldiers were then billeted in Minsk in the Ukraine.
- But completion was stymied for 22 years by Charles Edward Stuart who billeted his army in the city on his way from Derby to Culloden.
- How could he have known when he had left Kassel that there would be soldiers billeted in our house, or that we would have to flee?
- During the Second World War troops of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment were billeted in the hall.
- Built in 1852 to house an orange grove, with a glass façade facing south across the Seine, the Orangerie was used to billet soldiers on leave from the trenches during the First World War.
- There are sympathetic descriptions of some of the local people - Dutch and German - on whom the soldiers were billeted.
- Rita stopped at the house where she was billeted.
- We want to make sure we increase the safety in the Army, and we want to make sure that we looked at billeting for the soldiers.
- Castle Grant in Aberdeenshire sold for just £700,000 earlier this year, still bearing the very visible scars of having had Indian soldiers billeted there during the 1940s.
- So he needed to billet a large army on his people in preparation for the feared invasion and raise a Danegeld to pay for it.
- His regiment, rested after the defeat at Corunna and restored by almost four years of home duty, was billeted in a town near Palencia; he, wounded in some minor skirmish, in the home of a local grandee.
- For much of European history barracks were the exception rather than the rule, and soldiers were billeted in civilian lodgings or public houses.
- I mused that in its heyday it must have been even more extraordinary - there are more than a quarter-of-a-million square feet filled with vast reception rooms, temples, baths and a barracks large enough to billet an entire army.
- I think one of the points in the Declaration of Independence of the United States was a complaint against King George that he had required people to billet soldiers in their properties.
- Officers were billeted in the Polygon Hotel, and the men at Blighmont Barracks in Millbrook Road.
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