In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Because of the difficulty in negotiating the mechanical and human debris that littered the road, it took him well over an hour to reach the cloverleaf that would take him onto the road to the lake.
- The City Council had a self-imposed one-year deadline for rebuilding the shattered cloverleaf.
- It is surrounded by cloverleaf freeways, which have literally been imposed on top of a village.
- At least a dozen students and other citizens were killed during separate demonstrations near the cloverleaf.
- In the center of it all was a cloverleaf intersection, with ramps running up and down from Highway 8.
- The cloverleaf where Interstate 10 meets the causeway became a kind of crude sorting place.
- The city administration is assessing the possible impact on traffic flow of a proposed shopping mall to be built near the cloverleaf in the town centre.
- When the fuel crisis was at its worst there was the very real possibility that there would be thousands and thousands of abandoned cars on motorway flyovers and cloverleaf intersections.
- With the cloverleaf now an inferno, soldiers dove for cover or ran for their vehicles.
- Getting between the two is like trying to get onto a freeway from an old cloverleaf junction - there's not enough of an acceleration lane.
- Eventually we found the exit and climbed a steep, suburban street into some hills, rising above the great cloverleaf of the freeway into a development of newly built houses.
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