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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- This way, the organization could live up to its self-professed image: the doughty defenders of brave iconoclasts bucking the establishment.
- London metropolitan types also think I possess a kind of doughty flinty independent spirit which they wish they had so they too could flee the bars of Charlotte Street and the watering holes of Soho.
- Then along came a doughty and persistent conservationist who fought to save the city's history: just what the doctor ordered.
- In Britain, the doughty, campaigning spirit of Greenham Common and Faslane has yet to be heard.
- But it's been put back together with doughty resolution, notably up on the volcanic bump of the old town.
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