In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I was sure that the Graymen had not built it, and was haunted by the thought that at one time, normal people had dwelt here peacefully.
- Shyness, performance anxiety seemed never to have dwelled in him.
- They believed that he dwelt far beneath the earth, forever sustaining the lush growth that surrounded his followers.
- David, do you, by any chance, know where that warlord dwells?
- The clearing had not emptied as usual, but instead grew more crowded, as news of a visitor spread to those that dwelt nearby.
- All manner of sea life dwells in this remarkable sanctuary, but the most exciting and abundant are the resident grey nurse sharks.
- The belief behind this dated back to when they dwelt in Faerie.
- The screen then goes blank, and through an animated fog we arrive at the gates of the SWV Graveyard, a place where evil dwells.
- Herdsmen dwell in large tents made of canvas or woven yak wool.
- In some texts, they say he dwells in a cave far from the reaches of the curious and greedy.
- She dwelt with her brothers at a place now called Ballycolane - then Ballykilbawn.
- This was where the people I truly considered my kin dwelt.
- She and her grandson dwelt in the attic of the building, which had been converted into a fairly modern little apartment for them.
- The fish dwells deep in the ocean and travels long distances to spawn above seamounts in the Southern Hemisphere.
- The guilt that dwelt so deep within him had surfaced again.
- Avarii never dwelt in these lands, and our relationship with them, on their infrequent visits, was always friendly.
- She pleased the many tourists that flocked to see the gypsy caravan that dwelt in the forest.
- There they dwelt for weeks, constantly spying on the Dark Lord's army.
- The light made her squint and cower back, like some animal that had dwelled in caves for all time.
- An astonishing diversity of life dwells in the crystal-clear pools that format low tide along America's Pacific coast.
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