In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(large town)ciudad femininethe big city — la gran ciudad
- city plan — plano de la ciudad
- Of course we ended up staying and exploring Rome because it is such a beautiful city.
- She has been busy visiting cities across the country for the last couple of weeks.
- Edinburgh and Glasgow were yesterday celebrating after being named Britain's top tourist cities for the second year running.
- But we do not accept this fate with the torpor of other city dwellers.
- The survey ranked mainland cities in terms of their commercial competitiveness for the year 2004.
- Was it in towns and cities, the countryside villages and shopping centres?
- An influx of new shops and bars is set to bring the eastern part of the city centre alive.
- Since then it has toured 73 cities in 32 countries and attracted over 7.5 million viewers.
- Still, for all our differences country folk and city slickers posses one commonality.
- Is it any wonder that our town and city centres are blighted with multitudes of empty shops?
- It is great to be able to follow all the events in your beautiful city as they occur.
- The city centre is a beautiful mixture of old and new, all of it tinted in a reddish pink.
- Stymied, city councilors considered other options including burning, shipping elsewhere and composting.
- His favourite is to take the city slickers out to see the Northern Lights.
- Nearly every port city in the world has a substantial population of these rodents.
- A torrent of people rushed from their office buildings throughout the capital, eager to leave a city under siege.
- Suburban sprawl surrounds the two major northern cities of Inverness and Aberdeen.
- Nonetheless, I'm happy to leave the city of my birth at arms length for now.
- The flip side of the coin is that hotels located in the heart of the city cost more.
- So can we have some sensible ideas for developing our city centre and outlying towns.
2BritishFinancethe City — la City (de Londres) — el centro financiero londinense
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