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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- King Guy was released by Saladin, perhaps to divide the Christians, and after a quarrel with Conrad he led the arriving crusaders to besiege Acre in August 1189.
- Participation in the Crusade was said to have great spiritual value for the individual crusader.
- More than thirty thousand crusaders lost their lives.
- The schism between the churches was finalized in 1204 when crusaders captured Constantinople.
- Between the Greeks and the crusaders, no sympathy could exist.
- Religious exaltation and fear of a relief force impelled the crusaders, with no siege equipment, to a doomed attack on 13 June.
- The man who went on about the need for love found himself backing crusaders all the way to the Holy Land.
- At the time of his election he had been a crusader in the Holy Land to which he had accompanied Prince Edward - the future King Edward of England.
- The entire venture was an ignoble failure, calling forth from Bernard a passionate lament over the sins of the crusaders.
- In the face of imminent disaster, Shajara held Egypt together and managed a victory against the crusaders.
- In the event of the crusaders proving hostile, the Emperor hardly had the means of resistance.
- They might have lost Spain, but the Ottoman conquests in Europe had far exceeded anything the crusaders had gained in the East.
- Inevitably, a fight escalated into a riot and the crusaders went on a rampage, killing every Muslim they could find.
- His accomplishments belong outdoors in military feats as vassal of the King and crusader for God.
- Unlike Estonians and Latvians, Lithuanian tribes united and repulsed the German crusaders.
- It was restored and added to by the Arabs who were later replaced by the crusaders.
- Many fierce and sanguinary conflicts took place between Saladin and the crusaders, but neither side, for a time, gained any decided advantage.
- He depended heavily on chosen glories to galvanise support, identifying himself with Saladin, who defeated the Christian crusaders in the 12 th century.
- Divided between the followers of Hus - the Hussites - and the Catholics, the country was attacked by crusaders and plunged into turmoil.
- The final stand of the 500 believers there lasted 10 months during 1243 as the might of the Albigensian crusaders gradually wore them down.
2(campaigner)defensor masculinedefensora femininea crusader for social reform — un paladín de la reforma social
- The punctuation crusader turns her wrath to those often hilarious, sometimes tragic, yuletide greetings.
- But the cause of vegetarianism does have a few valiant crusaders.
- CNN entertainment correspondent Brooke Anderson is investigating Senator Patrick Leahy's fascination with the caped crusader.
- In 2004, the Republicans will be a prowar party led by a would-be crusader.
- The seat on the left has held Roosevelt the friend of labor, rememberer of the forgotten man, reformer and crusader.
- Hollywood, Florida, police are still holding the news conference right now alongside John Walsh, Adam's dad, now an anti- crime crusader.
- Sachs and other like-minded crusaders have put public health back on the map, leading to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
- He has since become a crusader against gangs.
- A radical crusader against wildlife protections - Congressman Richard Pombo of California - has been elevated to the chairmanship of the important House Resources Committee.
- But when his audience is less religious, he suddenly turns into a pro-abortion crusader.
- The show was anchored, with the zeal of a crusader rather than dispassionate neutrality, by Ravi Shastri.
- Some are more in the crusader mold than others.
- Theoretical science has been slowly driven from the universities by the new crusaders of Postmodernism.
- Actually, 11-year-old Macario, an unlikely crusader, left himself behind.
- Veronica Guerin builds the lead character into a three-dimensional woman, not just a righteous crusader.
- Sneddon no doubt sees himself as a crusader in a cultural and moral war.
- Dr Wakefield is a crusader for truth, a committed scientist, a conscientious physician, and a devoted family man.
- The fight for justice, inclusion and the voices of the marginalised has suddenly lost its most committed crusader.
- True, not everyone is as fervent as the young crusaders of the high-tech sector.
- We were in an Edmonton movie theatre, watching an ad featuring local anti-smoking crusader Barb Tarbox.
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