In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The day in mid-January when the sun peeps over the horizon for the first time is greeted with such clamorous celebrations that it's a wonder it doesn't scuttle back behind the hills in fright.
- At University College he entered literary life and joined a clamorous and rough-edged group of rivals who gave him the patterns of many of his most significant minor characters.
- His throat gaped, his chest heaved, his eyes squeezed shut involuntarily, and then with a clamorous noise, he let loose a sneeze that put even the colossal thunder crashing in the sky above to shame.
- The place was teeming with life in all its clamorous glory, and it seemed I had stumbled upon a picaresque underworld where everyone had escaped from a Dickens yarn.
- A clamorous group from the North-East who had started drinking at lunchtime lurched down one side of Micklegate, while on the other a hen night gathering from North Wales set about their task with equal enthusiasm.
- Both men are from Brooklyn, both have children named Satchel, both are basketball fans, devout Knicks supporters, and both have made the clamorous city of New York their sound stage.
- Here, ancient Akragas, with its valley of three superb 5th-century-BC temples, is neatly distinct from the tight, clamorous modern city.
- Perhaps when all this is finished, she says, gesturing at the clamorous cement mixers and the spider's web of scaffolding, she will go away and give herself time to salve her sorrow, time to look back on precious memories, time to reflect.
- If I see a bust of Caesar or stand in the silent ruins of his once clamorous palace, I reflect not on the greatness of his empire but on the greater empire of Time, which Rome and all her legions could not withstand.
- I want to remember seedy, clamorous Omonia Square.
- We stare back in distress, pondering the prospect of spending the better part of two hours at a clamorous pre-teen boys' party.
- But to me the most frightening aspect of the whole disaster was that the clamorous Tasman Sea went suddenly quiet - eerily so - and though I waited for its comforting roar to resume, I can't remember ever hearing it so noisy again.
- As soon as the clamorous ring echoes through the school corridors, youngsters cram all their books and pencils into their school bags and join the mad scramble to leave the classroom.
- In the 16th and 17th centuries, the cries turned still more colourful and clamorous, as a kind of auditory arms race developed between the vendors.
- This rich brew of classical, folk and modern musical influences makes for a sometimes clamorous collage of phrases.
- One reason is that our image of her art is so bound up with its first clamorous appearance.
- I was pleasantly surprised to discover a clamorous, dim room filled with networked computers available dirt-cheap.
- The group of chess lovers is often clamorous, but always concentrating, with more gazers and supporters than real players; each viewer a potential undercover chess player.
- At its controversial opening night Nijinsky's choreography was considered almost as shocking as the churning rhythms and clamorous orchestration of Stravinsky's score.
- As on earlier discs, he enlivens Caribbean traditions with masterful jazz piano, by turns clamorous, poignant, playful and even swinging.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.