In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1baño (público) masculineservicios (públicos) masculine Spain
- Two extensions of the lawn are partially camouflaged by shrubs: one section contains the trampoline, while the other, concealed by a small island of perennials and shrubs, serves as the dog's comfort station.
- In the middle of the night, the last thing I wanted to do was hike out to the comfort station.
- The vast majority of tourists enjoyed Shenandoah National Park through the Skyline Drive, campgrounds, comfort stations, scenic vistas, and open grasslands.
- There is only one public comfort station for the thousands of worshippers and unhygienic practices are common during the peak season.
- So, you gonna bring me to the comfort station?
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