In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Hardy and well-adapted, these plants help hold soil in place and revegetate lands denuded by wildfire or disturbed by mining.
- They say the ‘stay away’ call in the latest flooding has denuded the city of customers and savaged their profits.
- The day was used to raise funds for the war effort and many trees were denuded in order to supply the many sprigs of wattle sold on that day.
- It is nature's twilight zone, a place that has repulsed all human efforts to mine or farm it, or denude it with herds of cattle or flocks of sheep.
- Hospitals and health centres are denuded of staff, equipment, power, and medicines.
- The refining process also denudes the flour on which this bread is based of much of its fibre and nutrients.
- They point to the area flanking the existing road in northern Darién, noting that it is denuded, treeless, and barren.
- Around this time of year, my grandmother used to go out into her garden and denude her tomato plants with the tenacity of locusts: big or small, ripe or not.
- They were denuding the sheep pastures of grass, turning once successful ranches into wastelands and reducing wool production by half.
- Did he say that he had suddenly come into some funds before October after denuding his fund for paying the creditors, or what?
- Musically, their self-imposed imperative of the most basic, stripped-down sound possible simply denudes their songs of what little interest they may have triggered in the first place.
- The gritty, industrialized city that grew up around the mines spilled down the Hill onto the flats below, denuding the immediate surroundings through its processes of extraction and production.
- If top-fee universities in England start paying more, will Scottish universities be denuded of quality academics?
- But an insect, the spruce budworm, has its own dynamic, periodically exploding in population, denuding trees, competing directly with the industry.
- Rhinos and tigers now roam the once denuded area and villagers charge tourists a fee to watch wildlife.
- Sulphur emissions from the gold and copper mines have denuded the hills of growth.
- The hills of the eastern plains in the area are denuded and extensively deforested.
- If forests are denuded and environment continually abused in this manner there will be very bad days ahead for the next generation, he said.
- In the competition for excess, it is also necessary for a candidate's handlers to denude every dime store within a hundred miles of its stock of red, white and blue balloons.
- Every day the herd gets bigger and bigger, chewing up all the grazing land, denuding the landscape.
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