In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mountains/rocks) escarpadohe had a craggy, weather-beaten face — tenía un rostro curtido y de facciones bien marcadas
- A stone bridge arcs over a waterway in one image and a craggy bit of coastline appears in another.
- To this day it remains filled with placid, crystal waters lapping at the craggy hewn cliffs.
- They'd been chasing each other over the craggy cliffs, and that's when the shadow had passed over them.
- Green hills turned to blue-grey, a little more craggy here, a bit mountainous there.
- The Judean Desert, with it's dramatic, craggy cliffs, offers special opportunities for adventurous hikes, climbing, and rappelling.
- In the Mediterranean, I've seen large, robust fig trees sprouting from craggy slopes and fractured rock cliffs.
- Thrust together amid the stark, craggy cliffs of the Irish countryside, the three women confront old quarrels.
- It passes steel-blue waters, deep green forests and craggy mountains rising up to 2,500 feet, and you may see golden eagles.
- You'll quickly reach Petit Byahaut, a small bay surrounded by green hills and craggy cliffs.
- It has virgin temperate woods, craggy desolate coastlines, fjords, glaciers and soft, rolling hills.
- Dramatic walls - steep and craggy - rise up to between 200 meters and 600 meters marking the rim of the large caldera.
- It has steep, craggy slopes and can be reached from Glen Nevis via Meall.
- It can evoke craggy mountains one moment, spidery cilia the next.
- Picture the scene: the late afternoon sun is burnishing the craggy Cornish cliffs.
- These mountains were much more craggy and rocky.
- The winter where the call of the Wild Hunt was first sounded, echoing off craggy ravines and nauseatingly high cliffs.
- Beneath the kitsch of the souvenir shops, Lourdes is raw and elemental; situated in rather gloomy inward-looking craggy mountains.
- Sen's camera surveys the craggy cliffs on top of which the massacre occurred.
- This, we soon discovered, is a craggy ridge only four feet wide, with precipitous 1,500-foot drop-offs on both sides.
- Vast expanses of craggy, snow-capped mountains, impressively silhouetted against bright blue skies.
- For some nature lovers, the craggy, volcanic landscape of Iceland is a paradise.
- Northern Ireland is recognizable by its lush green countryside and stout mountains leading down to a steep and craggy shoreline.
- We will spend quality time on the sunny side of the Alps, with craggy bright-white mountains jutting out of smooth grassy meadows.
- The Netherlands may be neat, but it doesn't have our happy mess of wolves and craggy mountains, and it never will.
- Be especially wary of those craggy alpine roofscapes favored by current architectural fashion.
- An experienced climber shouted ‘safe’ from the top of a craggy rock face.
- The desolate pine forests, craggy gullies and rugged desert country are all perfectly suited to this style of movie.
- In a gaunt and craggy landscape the soft, well-rounded Magdalen weeps over her past.
- A wave of dizziness swamped her as she stared down on craggy cliffs.
- Here, 2450 people live outdoors at the foot of a craggy mountainside.
- But over the craggy mountains separating Yugoslavia and Albania, a far less innocent traffic returned.
- Varied landscapes - from plains to canyons to glaciers to lakes to craggy mountains - provide something for everyone.
- En route are wildflower meadows, rushing streams and staggering views of craggy peaks, cliffs and glaciers.
- At last the climb moved above the forest line, and the path became a vertical craggy precipice.
- Many of the drawings represent what appear to be an Italian town surrounded by craggy mountains and archeological ruins.
- It has a contrasting landscape ranging from beautiful and mesmerizing beaches to sprawling and craggy mountain ranges.
- But she shares with him an affinity for the craggy geological formations of the eastern Washington landscape.
- The shot resonated off the craggy mountain peaks behind Uncle Pete's home.
- Rock cakes take their name from their irregular craggy appearance, not from their consistency.
- It was good to get on to the narrower path as it climbed north between craggy mountain walls to the summit.
- Mt Iron in particular shows signs of glaciation - rounded on its upstream face and steep and craggy on the downstream side.
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