In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Parker looked up to see the beautiful candle chandeliers that hung there.
- The lights were like tiny chandeliers and were the color of fireflies.
- They reached towards the chandeliers and light fixtures.
- A hundred strings and chains dangled candle lamps and small chandeliers at about ten foot.
- When we entered the beautifully adorned hallway, I was star struck by the lights of the chandeliers.
- Candle chandeliers hung one after another, leading up to a beautiful stained glass window, laced with silver like trickles of sky.
- Investigation showed it was caused by chandeliers of lights suspended from parachutes slowly drifting above the roof-tops.
- A giant chandelier hovered over them lit with many candles illuminating the room.
- It used to light up a room better than a crystal chandelier that used thirty light bulbs.
- It was decorated beautifully with crystal chandeliers and soft spotlights.
- The light from candlelit chandeliers cast a soft and erratic glow upon her skin.
- Inside, the church was stuffed with branches of greenery and hundreds of real candles in polished chandeliers.
- My dark brown hair was shining in the light from the candles in the chandelier and the brackets on the walls.
- His interior pieces on display include medieval banquet tables, slender candlesticks and chandeliers, and mirrors.
- Iron sconces and several large chandeliers lit the dining room brightly.
- Katherine grinned as she was swept to the left by the waltz, her eyes gleaming underneath the light of the crystal chandeliers.
- The room is dark and the only light comes from a chandelier which he holds like a torch.
- A few moments passed where he just watched me, look intense, and the light from chandeliers danced a whitewashed marble across his face.
- Ladies wore flashy jewelry that caught the light of the chandeliers and sparkled brilliantly.
- A soft laugh slipped from his lips as his green eyes twinkled with the light from the overhead chandeliers.
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