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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- The poet also dreams nostalgically of bygone years and of lost childhood.
- He spoke about how certain people are heroes but they are all bygone.
- Now the houses of these bygone families have become a focus for visiting tourists and history buffs.
- There are plenty of houses and churches where you can soak up the carefully arranged atmosphere of bygone Bloomsbury.
- The Street administration portrays the mounted unit as a relic of a bygone era.
- They represent bygone ages and social changes that occurred round the world.
- It is one of the most stunning buildings in the Clyde Valley and clearly belongs to a bygone age of sumptuous extravagance.
- The traditions and proceedings of the Commons are largely derived from a bygone age and none more so than it's adversarial nature.
- The Colonel is a self-fashioned sleuth who seems to belong to a bygone era.
- It has lent its support to Keighley Bus Museum's search for a permanent site to house its collection of bygone buses.
- The book contains many photographs of bygone times and also includes former electric tramways in the area.
- I see something of several male friends from those bygone days and they too report that they never hear from their old girlfriends.
- Tourists would marvel at the elegant ingenuity of a bygone age.
- And is it really the business of government to prop up the ancient memorials of a bygone era?
- The steam locomotive evokes nostalgic memories of a bygone era with its glory and old age charm.
- Looking back, I suppose it was a relic from a bygone age even then.
- So once again Europe was simply recalling the glories of the ancient bygone age on behalf of the natives.
- Moreover, English class society of a bygone era seems a relatively easy target.
- The atmosphere of Strawberry Hill is one of gracious hospitality - again somehow it speaks of a bygone age.
- Yes, this is a faux period piece, with extravagant costumes and peachy Technicolor colours from bygone movies.
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