In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was some sort of commune though not necessarily the communist nor hippie type.
- In 1975 Stockholm, a woman flees her abusive drunk husband with her two kids, and goes to the small socialist commune run by her younger brother.
- It is a close knit community, like a big commune but everyone is family.
- He and some friends formed a type of hippy commune, living off the land organically and working with nature.
- One of the residents of the Together household invites his sister and her two young children to come and join the commune.
- How was your commune formed, and what kinds of people joined it?
- I lived with various communes of people in share houses, or on shared land, I lived in tepees, in cars, in tents, in a bedroll.
- I deeply respect you and your goals, both of bringing a spiritual dimension back into people's lives, and to create this commune in which people share ideas and resources.
- In and out of those communes drifted many of the nameless and faceless, joined in their search for ‘where it was all at’ before moving on.
- Setting up communes, where senior citizens can live together with well-provided support structures that they might require from time to time is a good idea.
- She wanted to go back to the commune in the morning and spend time with the artists.
- The commune thus benefited from the collective effect of this renewal effort.
- After all, sometimes we would play for the camp officers and their families, who lived at the camps in beautiful communes right outside the gates.
- Of course, my generation did eventually return to the city - disillusioned with communes and free love.
- Chilled through, Nathan rolled himself up in his blanket on the sofa where he's slept since joining the commune, & is already snoring.
- Equally as important, peasants were declared the legal owners of their plots of land within the framework of their commune.
- I once worked with a fellow who lived in a Christian commune.
- We formed a commune, to share our wallets, share our tools, share our ideas, share our love, play music.
- I thought it would be neat to live in a peaceful commune and promote world togetherness.
- Some of the communes allowed anyone to join, which seemed at first glance like a good thing.
2(administrative division)comuna feminine
- In Spain in 1857, and in Italy in 1859, education laws imposed on communes the obligation to provide elementary schools, and on parents the obligation to send their children there for at least two or three years.
- In 1975 she was pushed out of the city to Kandal province, then to a commune in Pursat province.
- Located on the southern border of the La Morra commune, part of the vineyard is located in the neighboring commune of Barolo.
- The commune is the smallest administrative level.
- In all 26 villages have their own appellation, and there are two Grands Crus: Dézaley in the commune of Puidoux and Calamin in the commune of Epesses.
- Monaco has borders with several communes of the French Department of the Alpes-Maritimes.
- They dominated the countryside, perverted justice, and subverted the rights of the towns and rural communes.
- He made his first journey to Paris in 1830 to work for his uncle, then moved to the same lodgings used by his father in his youth, and shared a room with a dozen migrants from his native commune.
- It is divided into departments that are subdivided into arrondissements, communes, commune sectionals, and habitations.
- It was organized as a commune in 1052 but was still part of the Kingdom of Italy.
- Each commune in France generally holds a town festival during the year.
- The administrative district or commune embodies a sense of community and self-identification for its residents.
- The important units of community government are the commune and subcommunes (districts).
- But they were not salaried by the state and minimally, if at all, by the commune or parish.
- There are municipal and national police as well as gendarmeries in each commune.
- These in turn were subdivided into districts and communes, all run by elected councils and officials.
- There are a little over 36,000 communes, and their populations can range in size from under one thousand to that of a large city.
- Wines made from grapes grown within the commune of Pupillin have the right to the appellation Arbois Pupillin.
- These regions are further subdivided into arrondissements, then into communes or townships.
- Although Rasteau is the chosen name for this variable drink, the grapes may be grown anywhere in the communes of three Côtes-du-Rhône villages: Rasteau, Cairanne, and Sablet.
- At the beginning of the Second World War 45 per cent of the population lived in rural communes, defined as having fewer than 2,000 inhabitants.
- In other communes a two-thirds majority vote could enforce consolidations for the whole village.
- It was not until 1966 that the Cotes Du Rhone Villages appellation was finally established producing wines from 16 individual communes.
- The 40,000 new communes, usually the same as the old parishes, served as the base for a nested hierarchy of cantons, districts, and eighty-three departments.
- This Italian commune in the province of Bologna had a population in 1944 of 4,200 of whom 650 lived in the main town.
- The Feb.3 polls for Cambodia's 1,621 communes will be the country's first direct communal elections.
- Rural islands were designated communes with their own municipal budgets for public works and education and their own elected mayors.
1to commune with God/nature — estar en íntima comunión con Dios/la naturaleza
- My priorities were focused on my home and family, but I still loved the forest and the sky and would spend hours outside communing with nature.
- Once underwater, the pair let the outside world disappear, communing with the natural elements beneath the sea's surface in an attempt to banish their worries forever.
- I got a bird book and a mammal book and a tree book for my birthday and now I can realize a true pleasure of having an excuse to read even when outside supposedly communing with nature.
- This was an almost sacred space, within which a man communed with the very essence of his creative, spiritual vision.
- He chose to increase his power by communing with nature.
- However, the effort is invariably rewarded with the sense of well-being that comes from communing with the glories of nature.
- He grew up watching his parents, grandparents and neighbors communing with the land as if it were a living thing.
- There are screened outdoor showers - ideal for communing with nature at sunrise.
- He describes the tremendous feeling of being one with the wave, communing with the elements and looking out for fellow surfers.
- A collective groan echoes off the cold cement floor, unforgiving to body parts not usually accustomed to communing with the urban landscape.
- There was nothing more intimate and secluded than that celebration in the midst of an open field, a simple place within which people communed with grace.
- It's a museum, workshop and a place for communing with the beautiful shapes, smells and sounds of auto history - one of Rossi's lifelong passions.
- Sure enough, this provided happy hours communing with nature at her most colourful.
- Although I value my roots at home in England I delight in communing with nature in the wilderness.
- I decided that my having made it to her house, meant that I was supposed to visit her on that day - we had not seen each other for some time - and I was supposed to spend some time communing with nature.
- They take me well outside of what I would call normal consciousness; there's a real sense that I am communing with something much greater than me.
- For the serious explorer, beyond where the paved road ends, it offers unspoiled beach beauty for sunbathing and communing with nature.
- Some are eccentrics, such as Lone Eagle Woman, who hikes the woods every summer, communing with the beasts and the trees.
- Central to the concept is the paradox that while we believe we can tame nature we also seek to learn about our deepest desires and inclinations by communing with the primeval.
- I missed doing rituals and communing with nature and meditating.
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