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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- She renamed her the Takapuna - ‘after my birthplace, a beachside city in New Zealand’.
- The town is the birthplace of Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations.
- Each chapter illuminates a different area of the city and includes facts on birthplaces, burial places, sites with a literary connection, restaurants and pubs, literary museum exhibits, etc.
- Their reverence reaches its zenith here at the birthplace of the country's founder.
- The countryside idyll of my Cheshire birthplace is, sadly, the most boring place on earth.
- It was a visit to Patiala, the birthplace of his mother that sowed the seeds for this video in Ahmad's mind.
- The town represents the birthplace and final resting place of the the regiment's founder, Brigadier Luke Lillingston.
- Just beyond the far end of Reform Street lies the birthplace of Kirriemuir's most famous son, JM Barrie.
- By then, a third commemorative plaque will have also been put in place on his birthplace in Norwood Road.
- There is currently a proposal to build a dumping facility on the site of her birthplace in Killala.
- This is my birthplace and a city in which I have spent my most formative years.
- Literary geographies precisely located the birthplaces and work spaces of the great.
- He was born, after all, in Old Dominion, the birthplace of so many of our great national figures.
- I love Mumbai, but Hyderabad is my birthplace, the place where I spent the most beautiful half of my life.
- A city businessmen returns to his birthplace for his teacher father's funeral.
- Israeli forces now control most of this ancient town, the birthplace of Christ.
- He regards his birthplace as a place continually thirsty for new style icons.
- Martha left her mother in Montreal for her birthplace, second home and current home, New York City.
- Maybe I just want to show my young wife the house where I was born, and go with her to her birthplace.
- We then drove to the 10-acre site that is the birthplace of Richard Millhouse Nixon.
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- The local community is campaigning for a museum to commemorate the district as the historic birthplace of the famous car.
- This land is a birthplace of ancient civilization, split between feuding faiths.
- The lake was the cradle of Andean civilisation and remains enduringly known as the birthplace of the Inca empire.
- This work was badly needed on a road that leads to one of the most scenic areas in the parish and was the birthplace of many legends.
- It is a pleasure to be here in the birthplace of this country.
- However, the balance of power could well shift full circle to Asia, the original birthplace of the game.
- The grounds are seen by many as the birthplace of the English landscape movement.
- This wonderful area is the birthplace of agriculture, alphabet, numbers and the wheel, and it is no barren desert.
- Having said that, bargains aren't very familiar here in the birthplace of capitalism.
- Soon the gene banks in Mexico, birthplace of the original corn varieties, may also be contaminated.
- Magazines and journals are the birthplace, proving ground and launching pad of ideas.
- In addition, Fuzhou Road was the birthplace of Shanghai's southern school of Peking opera.
- It does nothing to burnish the city's proud heritage as the birthplace of American freedoms.
- The Wright Brothers were born in Ohio, hence Ohio is the birthplace of aviation.
- It was William Kent's pioneering work in the 1730s that gives Chiswick its claim as one of the birthplaces of the English landscape garden.
- It will be a disappointment to the people of the county town, known as the birthplace of radio, as it had been hoped the collection would remain there.
- Our last night on the road is spent in Tulln, known as the birthplace and the first capital of Austria.
- It's long been abandoned, but many here still revere this place as the birthplace of the faith.
- Texas is considered by many to be the birthplace of the American ranching industry.
- You may or may not have noticed, but the games of the 28th Olympiad are taking place in its birthplace of Athens.
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