In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rural town)ciudad ganadera feminine
- If only it could talk, it looks as if it could tell tales of cattle drives, cow towns, campfires, shootouts - and gullible gunwriters.
- Livingston is attached to its past as an old cow town where you could walk down the street and greet your neighbors.
- Asheville in fact became a leading cow town long before that distinction befell Dodge City or Abilene.
- Wyatt had been a peace officer in two of the West's roughest cow towns.
- An atmosphere of an old American cow town is being presented with cowboys in western gear walking around town.
2(unsophisticated town)pueblo de mala muerte masculinepueblucho masculine
- Not too shabby for a bunch of Texans working part-time in a cow town.
- ‘I got off a tour bus when Denver was a sleepy cow town,’ he recalls.
- At 18, she plunked down the money she'd been saving for years to buy a train ticket to Manhattan and leave her cow town behind.
- How else do you think she went from some cow town in Canada to being a stage star?
- I've traveled by modem vehicle from south Texas to the Kansas cow town of Dodge City.
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