In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(gallant gentleman)caballero masculine
- Established in 1786, this breathtaking cafe was a fashionable rendezvous place for cavaliers and ladies.
- But BRB showed us that they took them very seriously when on opening night no fewer than nine of the twelve fairies and their cavaliers were principal dancers.
- There are groups with jolly ladies-in-waiting in colorful crinolines attended by adoring cavaliers, as well as court jesters.
- Mr. Balanchine was at all times a cavalier, a real gentleman.
- Hardly the Virginia cavalier of legend, Ashby was successful because he understood and appealed to the yeoman characteristics of the people of the Valley and the men whom he led.
2Cavalier(in UK history)monárquico masculinemonárquica feminine
- It is as if the history of England had continued to be written since the seventeenth century as that of the conflict between Cavaliers and Roundheads.
- However, the Cavaliers were made of sterner stuff.
- On one side was the king and those who supported him - the Royalist party, also called the Cavaliers.
- It was Fairfax who created and trained the New Model Army that thrashed the cavaliers.
- Perhaps mental disintegration's forefather is the immoveable Warwick Armstrong, that roundhead in the age of cavaliers.
- He was a cavalier in an age of roundheads, grandson not just of one of the greatest trainers who ever lived but of Sir William Lyons, the founder of Jaguar cars.
- The Cavaliers numbered about 6,500 and the Roundheads some 9,500.
- We can understand the class dynamic of Cavaliers and Roundheads because elements of that conflict remain powerful to this day.
- In the other corner, Cavaliers to Cheney's Roundheads, is the ‘realist’ wing of the Republicans.
- Five cavaliers were buried following battles in the vicinity in 1647, although no records exist of locals volunteering for either the Royalist or Parliamentary forces.
- In this, however, the Puritans and Cavaliers were in effect following Shakespeare's example.
- On one side were the Royalists, on the other the Parliamentarians, or, as they are better known, the Cavaliers and Roundheads.
- Those loyal to Parliament were called Roundheads; those loyal to the king were Cavaliers.
- The Convention contained a majority of former parliamentarians but old cavaliers in the 1661 Parliament tried to modify what had been done.
- They romp about their Spanish colonial island in disguises, encounter Royalist cavaliers, and (of course!) fall in love.
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