In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)abanderado masculine
- He joined the Royal Navy aged 15 and was a colour sergeant in the 1st Battalion, Rhodesia Regiment.
- But Ministry of Defence rules dating back to 1947 state family accommodation can only be provided to Gurkhas holding the rank of colour sergeant or above.
- Mr Parker, a former Army colour sergeant who has served in the Middle and Far East with the Royal Marines and Royal Military Police, is not easily shocked.
- Bettridge served in the army as a colour sergeant before leaving six years ago to work as a crane driver.
- Suddenly, the color sergeant, who carried the flag, crumpled to the ground.
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