In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2Confederate(in US history)confederado
- Union artillery was unable to suppress confederate positions in the sunken road.
- They decorated their tents with the confederate flags.
- Also, if captured by Confederate troops, a Black soldier would be immediately executed or sold into slavery.
- I run red lights even though I'm no longer rushing to buy heroin, and I shake with excitement when I see confederate flag stickers on the back of trucks.
- I imagine that in the famous ‘blue states’ they find the idea of having a holiday for confederate heroes at the least quaint and at the most somewhat distasteful.
- You know, it takes a lot of courage for someone in the Democratic Party to come out strong against confederate symbols.
- Sherman's prime targets in his famous marches were Confederate war-making resources and morale.
- One of the most effective naval blockades in history was imposed on Confederate ports by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
- ‘I like it better here than in rural Alabama,’ says a man with confederate flag sewn on his trucker's cap.
- Segments of our country, including state governments, fly the confederate flag, an acknowledged symbol of slavery and resistance to the ideals of integration, equality and freedom.
- I object to the pro-slavery overtones of the Gunmen's confederate army uniforms.
- The firm was seized by the confederate government during the American Civil War and became responsible for printing the South's currency and bonds.
- Tallassee's cotton mill produced cotton duck for confederate tents during the Civil War.
- The tour also featured plenty of pornography and confederate flags.
- With their swords and muskets raised the Yankee soldiers began killing every confederate soldier in sight.
- This was not about the confederate flag; it was about our rights as free citizens of a free country.
- About 500 demonstrators, carrying placards and banners, protested the execution, while a half-dozen or so death penalty supporters were on hand, some waving confederate flags.
- On the way out, I was stuck behind a guy pulling a howitzer on a trailer that was covered in confederate flag stickers.
- As a young child, Robert entertained confederate troops with his singing and dancing at a retirement home in Georgia.
- Even though these were Union courts-martial, many Confederate soldiers were tried.
1(state)confederado masculinethe Confederates — los Confederados
- To be sure, one can use official sources to identify uniformed Confederates who turned to bushwhacking after being caught behind enemy lines.
- Despite heavy casualties, the Confederates kept their formation until they were intermingled with the northerners.
- After a time, the dark blue Union forces forced the gray Confederates into retreat; they cheered and the flags moved as if laughing.
- Still, Confederates struck hard at McPherson's Federals in a fierce day-long battle.
- You can easily find Confederates, more often civilians than soldiers, who would have agreed with the senator, but his had become the minority view by the start of 1865.
- He is, for example, an ardent apologist for Robert E. Lee, regarding him and other Confederates as American heroes.
- That's exactly how the slaveholding Confederates described the Civil War, and how diehard ‘southern patriots’ describe it today.
- The Federals made contact with the Confederates at about 0615 hours.
- The Confederates won the battle and we acted like cowards!
- The next afternoon, hours after the Confederates had abandoned their campsite, McClellan's army marched through.
- The Union army at Helena during the summer and fall of 1862 spent the majority of its energies fighting disease, not Confederates.
- In this encounter, a Union garrison of about four thousand defeated four times as many attacking Confederates in a fierce morning contest.
- The American nation is the product of the Revolutionaries' success and the Confederates ' failure.
- At the edge of the clearing some more Confederates were arriving, strengthening the Rebel ranks.
- For their part, the Confederates considered Lincoln's peace terms tantamount to unconditional surrender.
- That some 175,000 Confederates eventually surrendered suggests that fighting was a possibility, not a chimera.
- We would not have lost as much ships if we had sent the entire fleet, and we would have destroyed the confederates for good!
- The Confederates might have opted to purchase and import naval supplies such as machinery and iron plating before the war and its attendant blockade.
- How can a film actually invite us to root for Confederates?
- Should we be surprised that Confederates were not so different?
- In addition, girl confederates may have been less provocative play partners than boy confederates, contributing to the lower levels of negative verbalizations on the part of girl participants.
- With practically all the ruling dynasties getting wiped out, in the war or soon after, the devastation far exceeded the havoc wrought by the Haihayas and their confederates; and its effects lingered very much longer.
- This political configuration is no more than a gossamer ideal whose formation neither he nor his MMI confederates seriously espouse or actively promote.
- He and his confederates wish to convert ‘the city's most perpetually soggy neighborhoods - most of which are predominantly African American’ into green space to lure in those hipsters.
- The paper reported law officials said the team was ‘aided by confederates in Newark who were responsible for logistical support, including money, rental cars, credit cards and lodging’.
- If I was involved in an undertaking with a thousandth as much at stake, I would want to look my confederates in the eye to see how they reacted to what I said.
- His first move was to return to England and there gather confederates to assist him in the scheme.
- His confederates steal the horse in question from a jailer who is keeping it for evidence and substitute it with another animal painted to look identical.
- He goes on publishing the book and as many of his confederates as choose to go into the conspiracy do so, and they rear families in affluence.
- Certainly his confessions might still be reliable, along with the confessions of Abu Zubaydah and other confederates being interrogated in secret.
- As you enter the country, a lawyer will be given your name and your movements and actions will be closely monitored by a close knit band of khaki clad confederates at all times.
- Seven children (four boys and three girls) served as confederates.
- Blaser, Duncan and Jack Spicer were confederates of poetry, and in the late 1940s worked out the principles of ‘serial form’ which is a major contribution to contemporary poetry.
- The second step taken by the plaintiff was to commence a separate action against Mr. Tanev and his confederates in the cheque-kiting scheme.
- The Choctaw were surrounded by Confederates and held long-standing grievances against the United States.
- In the years after the Treaty of Mellifont, and before The Flight of the Earls, Tyrone's country and the territories of his confederates and so on, was treated by martial law commissioners and Provosts Martial.
- He had also furnished me capital and was become my confederate, an accomplice in my frauds.
- It follows that awareness that one of D's confederates might commit murder is sufficient to convict D as an accomplice, with a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment.
- Under interrogation, the prisoners have spilled the identities of confederates and the details of many plots…
- As an example, I was given a drug dealer who spoke to his confederates about consignments of marmalade.
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