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 US)bolsa de granos feminine
2(in UK)lonja femininemercado de granos masculinealhóndiga feminine
- Tucked away in the corner of the market place in Beverley, the cinema, a converted corn exchange, kept its magical, untouched feel.
- The Corn Exchange opened for trade in 1861 but was soon being used as a community venue.
- Anyway there is yet another public meeting in the corn exchange tomorrow night, along with the Downlands sub planning committee and WBC - let's hope a decision is made one way or another and that be the end to it.
- We attended the Rotary Pledge auction last night held at the corn exchange, which was a well attended do and raised £4000 for the Local Primary school.
- We visited the corn exchange to see the opening of the morning's trade in agricultural commodities as diverse as soya bean, cotton, pork bellies, wheat and oilseeds.
- The Playhouse, originally built as a corn exchange, started showing films three years before the First World War broke out, and became one of the area's best known venues for live entertainment.
- Ipswich has a wide range of amenities for entertainment, including East Anglias largest theatre, Ipswich Regent, and the Corn Exchange with its impressive Grand Hall.
- Alnmouth was the port of Alnwick, seat of the Dukes of Northumberland and the location of the principal corn exchange of central Northumberland.
- In 1818, for example, the proportions of corn sold at the Alnwick corn exchange (by volume) were: wheat, 12 per cent; barley, 5 per cent; oats, 83 per cent.
- Fisherton Mill was a corn mill since the time of the Domesday Book, working until 1965, and the corn exchange was where the city's library is today.
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