In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I hadn't been to the area in at least five or six years and I didn't even remember the cross street name anymore.
- The next cross street had a familiar name that she'd heard some place.
- The city's existing cross streets will be extended across the various sites, in roughly their pre-1950s configuration.
- The cross streets most affected are 32nd, 38th and 46th streets, the report said.
- We plastered them all over, extending our target area to include several major cross streets, as well as two local dog parks.
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