In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(over bed, throne, altar) dosel masculine(over bed, throne, altar) baldaquín masculine(over bed, throne, altar) baldaquino masculine(over statuette) doselete masculine(over person) palio masculine(over person) dosel masculine(of cockpit) cubierta transparente femininethe canopy of stars — la bóveda celeste literary
- The orange canopy shaded some of the harsh glare from the sun, allowing her to pull her hood away from her face so she could inspect the fruit more carefully.
- Thin, white lace fell from the top point of the canopy and draped around the bed.
- Finally, after what seemed like eternity, the officer seated in the shade of the canopy, called out my name.
- She was lying on a canvas army cot, under a cloth canopy.
- Her bed was covered with linen bed coverings and a linen canopy that kept insects from disturbing her sleep.
- What however makes The Rocks a star is its weekend market held under sail-like canopies on two streets.
- Pieces of the failed acrylic transparency of the aft canopy were also sent to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Ohio.
- To keep the temperature inside from getting too high, a canopy shades the growth chambers.
- She parted the drapes of the canopy wider and sat upon the dusty bed.
- The ejection seat will not fire until the canopy has departed the aircraft.
- The Volvo 340, which had apparently been abandoned, meant he could not erect his stall and he had to make do with putting out a selection of his wares on the tables, with no canopy over them.
- After days of chilly early spring weather, a brilliant sun warmed the square, where the Pope sat in an armchair shaded by a canopy.
- But even he has withdrawn to the shade of a canopy draped above a couple of threadbare sofas and that glorious moment now seems an age away.
- A wedding is a soul experience for the bride and groom, a new beginning through the spiritual union under the chuppah, the wedding canopy.
- Aermacchi is responsible for the forward fuselage, the integration of the gun and avionics, the canopy, and the tailbone.
- Some savvy businesses owners add their company's name, logo, phone number and address to the exterior of their awnings and canopies.
- In the fall of 1944, the commander of the Third Bomb Group flew the first aircraft with the bulged canopy and was delighted with the results.
- We'll hang them from the ceiling above the Sovereign's throne to form a canopy.
- Rev Graham waited to go on in an air-conditioned tent, with aides nearby in case of a medical emergency, and the stage was shaded by a massive canopy.
- The canopy was made of Barbados cloth, specially imported for her daughter who was obsessed with sea travel.
- Cyclos are like rickshaws: you recline comfortably in front, shaded by a canopy, while your driver pedals you along the streets on a three wheeler.
- Stall owners hawked their wares under canopies of brightly colored cloth.
- The canopy of the aircraft was greatly enlarged with both seats being mounted higher than normal for greater visibility.
- Down from the ceiling came canopies of cloth that covered the bed elegantly.
- A garland of wildflowers crowned her head, and the scents rising from her body as she sat upon her throne beneath the bridal canopy filled her with joy.
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