In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1conmemoración feminine(service/ball) (before noun) de conmemoraciónin commemoration of — en conmemoración de
- Unsung heroes of the Second World War are being urged to take part in special commemorations in the run-up to the 60th anniversary of the war ending.
- The heroism of the wartime generation will be saluted by two days of commemorations in Yorkshire this weekend.
- Recent days have seen a series of commemorations of defining events in the past century of Bulgarian history.
- As part of commemorations marking the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ days, the newspaper is planning a special feature.
- To provide further service, the company is trying to arrange commemorations for families who choose sea burials.
- And so the commemorations were all just so much more moving than I had anticipated.
- Each year since 1796, commemorations of the key events are organised in Ireland.
- The commemorations to take place this month will be the last official one where veterans will come to relive their youth and honour their fallen comrades.
- The date of the commemoration is June 19th 2004.
- For those whose lives were touched by the Dunkirk evacuation, memories have been very real during its 60th anniversary commemorations.
- It is hoped the new building will be opened to visitors early next year, well in time for the 200th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Trafalgar.
- An historic and nostalgic week of commemorations is under way to remember the momentous events in Normandy 60 years ago.
- The 60th commemorations of the greatest amphibious invasion in history will be the last big ceremony marking D-Day.
- The special ceremony at the Russian consulate in Edinburgh will be part of the world-wide commemorations of the end of the most destructive conflict in world history.
- It can be as small and personal a ceremony as a backyard commemoration for a much-loved grandparent and as large and inclusive as the dedication of a new park at Ground Zero in New York.
- Four days after bonfire night I took part, with thousands of people all round the country, in another commemoration - Remembrance Sunday.
- The memorials and commemorations will continue throughout the day.
- Limited editions are frequently produced, often based around special events and commemorations.
- The city of London will come to a standstill as many workers who lost friends and colleagues and companies which lost staff hold silent commemorations.
- The event was part of the council's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the end of the war.
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