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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- From my high vantage point, just about level with the dress circle, I searched for Emily.
- This delicate manoeuvre brought at least one young woman from a reclining position to the edge of her seat in the dress circle.
- Scores of people, including some from the dress circle, left their seats and crowded into the space at the front of the stage where they danced the night away.
- The gallery looks more like an old theatre auditorium, with a dress circle, an upper circle, and boxes on the sides.
- She said she had come early to be sure of securing seats in the dress circle.
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