In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Forging some 2,400 Croatians, Turks and Americans into an efficient roadbuilding work force has been as much a challenge as cutting the road.
- In 1941, Yugoslav territories were seized by Italian, German and Croatian forces.
- The Croatian father will astound you with his sensational grasp of English swear words.
- Four days later, a Croatian victory over the Latvians may well relegate the Scots to third place.
- They go to all sorts of tournaments in the strangest of places, where the star is the British number five and an unknown Croatian.
- Ancient White and Norway pines were felled to build cabins, and in the warmth of those cabins the Finns, Slovenians and Croatians bred, so creating a demand for more cabins.
- The other recognized minorities are Slovaks, Croatians, Serbians, Romanians, Slovenians, Germans, Greeks, Ukrainians and Armenians.
- In the 1730s Slovenians and Croatians established small agricultural settlements in Georgia.
- We had Croatians, Italians, Greeks, etc., and it was a very diverse cultural mix.
- The Croatians barely missed out on silver to the Italians in Milan and finished with silver in Munich.
- And it goes without saying that the Croatian fans were kinder on the eye than their English counterparts.
- From 1880 through 1914, Croatians and other Eastern European peasants immigrated to the United States in large numbers.
- The Croatian went down as the Frenchman challenged, but the referee waved play on from a distant position.
- They have a Nigerian and a Bulgarian in the forward line, a Trinidadian and a Dutchman at the back, and have just bought a Croatian.
- This is just like the earlier immigrations of Poles and Irish and Jews and Croatians and Germans and everyone else who's come to America's shores.
- The years between the two world wars were marked by spasmodic European immigration, especially of Italians, Greeks, Croatians, Maltese, and Jews.
- To stroll around the old walled city of Dubrovnik on the Croatian coast is to savour one of Europe's gems.
- Her father was a Croatian architect, her mother was a French Catholic from Tours.
- I know plenty of Italians, Spaniards, Irish, Serbs, Croatians, Greeks, Portuguese, French, and Russians who have black hair, dark eyes, and olive skin.
- The Romanian stand had a coffee bar and the Croatians entertained their guests with folk music.
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