In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Over this 1,800-mile trail came yearly caravans carrying not only tools, seeds, and other worldly goods, but also news of the outside world.
- Djibouti, which has a good natural harbor and ready access to the Ethiopian highlands, attracted trade caravans crossing East Africa as well as Somali settlers from the south.
- Slave and ivory caravans that passed through the region as late as the second half of the 19th century, may also have provided a gruesome supply of corpses.
- Camel caravans also bring grain that is used to make bread.
- Well-established villages that also served as trading centers for caravans, such as Kologelo and Mloka, had by then been abandoned.
- The caravan of RV's trucked down Orcas and invaded the quiet cove on East Sound bay where the resort is nestled.
- They ended Tuareg trade activities, including the collection of tariffs and the protection services for camel caravans crossing the Sahara.
- Thieving guilds and merchant caravans thrive across Valencia, bringing in great profits to our clan, however we do it admit it is unfortunate that we must resort to such measures to make a living.
- For another, the route the caravans took on their way to the slave ships passed through the capital, allowing Afonso to tax and regulate the trade.
- What they're going to do about it: First, they're going to drive very slowly to Ottawa in a caravan involving dozens of cars.
- Festivities are marked by caravans of automobiles flying flags and blaring horns.
- In older books I found tales of desert caravans, raids by Bedouin clans, near starvation, and hard-won spiritual enlightenment.
- The candidates are neck and neck in the polls, and often seem to be running for president of Ohio, as their bus caravans nearly cross each other's paths.
- In 2003, Funny Cide brought his owners to the big track in their caravan of yellow school buses.
- We had been told that the Bedou could live on this diet for many days as they plodded across the desert with their caravans of laden dromedaries.
- We suffer hyperthermia in the Sahara if we don't have shelter from the heat, and hypothermia in the Arctic if we don't have boatloads of clothing and caravans of food.
- His idea was to raid the pilgrim caravans at sea and in their ports, and even possibly to raid Mecca itself.
- He's leaving a caravan of buses bringing 600 New Orleans buses back to the city.
- Along the ground a caravan of ground crew and volunteers zips along to meet the group at the next rest stop.
- You didn't join a caravan of vehicles fleeing down after the chemical attack at the Mall of America, trying to make Fargo by nightfall.
- As a result, rumors of untold riches abound among the various bandit gangs that cruise the region in their custom-built battle cars, fighting and plundering trade caravans.
- It is believed that the dogs got their name from travelling with caravans of traders.
- Attacks on trading caravans and outposts had dropped radically, as well as the raids on the outlying farmsteads and towns of the region.
- Word of the venture spread among the miners, who at first could not fathom camels lumbering into their camps, but Laumeister made the caravans a familiar sight.
- With the downfall of the Mughal Empire in the mid 1700s, commerce shifted to the sea ports, and the age of camel caravans drew to a close.
- I give the car a bit more gas, accelerate past a caravan of station wagons.
- Meanwhile, rescue workers continue to meet at the center every day at 6 a.m. to pile into a caravan of pickup trucks.
- He had led a caravan of three automobiles to buy food for the troops when he came upon a band of Villistas.
- These new suffragists took to the streets, organizing mass parades, automobile caravans, and soapbox speaking.
- The caravan of desert travelers came over the ridges of sand, marching ceaselessly under the blazing yellow sun.
- Then I heard cars, and I turned to see a caravan of vehicles pulling up behind mine.
- It was to be found in the caravan of news vans that followed the Harrison tour.
- Irineo has driven llama caravans since he was 12, save for two or three years spent in school, and would not do anything else.
- They organized bus caravans Aug. 31 to take the arrivals to Metairie, 16 miles away, where a food and water distribution center had been set up.
- The entire entourage was traveling across a long dirt road, like a caravan, with animals and performers and equipment and everything in tow.
- One can still see camel caravans head to the desert and bring back slabs of salt, a round-trip that would last almost a month, crossing the unforgiving Sahara.
- It had been threatening to pour for the two days before and day since the departure of the small caravan of people.
- You have been covering the governor's bus caravan with nearly 200 reporters.
- As well, a caravan of vehicles had driven slowly towards Toronto from both eastern and western Ontario, clogging traffic on Highway 401.
- He crossed into southern Iraq from Kuwait about midday in a caravan of sport utility vehicles accompanied by Iraqi police and national guardsmen.
2British(vehicle)caravana femininerulot feminine Spaintrailer masculine Latin Americacasa rodante feminine Southern Conetráiler masculine Andes Mexicogypsy caravan — carromato de gitanos masculine
- It was after that two-week family holiday in their caravan, which Rose adored, that Stephen and Susan were told the terrible news that nothing more could be done.
- It's one of those great British paradoxes: a nation is fascinated by caravans, holidays and mobility, yet seemingly repelled by those for whom this way of life is the norm - gypsies and travellers.
- Many of the quaint cottages, holiday chalets and holiday caravans are now occupied right through the year, either by their owners or by people who hire them for an ‘out-of-season break’.
- The Windermere site features 300 touring pitches and more than 70 caravan holiday homes, as well as facilities for backpackers.
- MOST OF my childhood holidays were spent in caravans.
- We'll be staying in a caravan at Summer Fields Holiday Village.
- When we went for a caravan holiday in France I put in some overtime to help pay for it.
- It is also estimated that some one-in-three adults have been camping or taken a caravan holiday at some time.
- To anybody who has ever endured a caravan holiday in Ireland, mobile homes will always conjure up images of laminate interiors, chintzy furnishings and Travel Scrabble.
- Meanwhile, a picture of Cayton Bay, taken at about the same time, shows line after line of caravans as the seaside holiday enjoyed its heyday.
- Sitting relaxed in his small study, planning a family caravan holiday in Northumberland, he looks now to be doing pretty well.
- When I was a lad we always had a two week holiday with our caravan.
- In essence, therefore, what the appellants provide their customers with is a place to keep their caravans for holiday use and not permanent residential use.
- The area is ideal for people who want a safe caravan holiday.
- A bid to use more land at a Walton holiday park to site caravans on has been given the thumbs-down by town councillors after protests from nearby residents.
- While caravan holidays were once considered to be a cheap and cheerful option, customers now have the option of luxury lodges.
- The couple still managed to enjoy their holiday in their battered caravan but are now waiting to have the side replaced, at a cost of some £2,000.
- Now with her free time she has one holiday planned and intends to go on regular holidays in a new caravan.
- THE 30,000 visitors who poured into Manchester's G-Mex centre for the caravan and holiday home show proved caravans have a big future.
- More than 200 exhibitors will be offering an unrivalled selection of the very latest models of caravans, motorhomes, holiday homes and camping equipment.
1to go caravanning — ir de vacaciones en una caravana
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