In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(habitation)morada feminine literary
- When the shot rang out, residents in the area stormed from their dwellings to see what was going on.
- The planning brief for the site originally envisaged 180 residential dwellings.
- On the way you pass through the sprawl of makeshift dwellings that are home to tens of thousands of squatters.
- The row house, a series of attached dwellings, was a common form of housing.
- She would like to see a block or two of typical residential dwellings from each era of the city preserved somewhere in the city.
- Caravans or mobile homes will not be permitted for use as permanent dwellings.
- They are among the oldest dwellings in the local authority housing stock.
- Between them they will provide 15 dwellings in a mix of one and two bedroom flats and houses.
- Up the road from that particular house there are even more spectacular dwellings.
- There might be a way to adapt the house to divide it into two separate dwellings.
- Some homeowners have even traded down from more expensive abodes to less pricey dwellings.
- Many residents of the settlement strive to make their dwellings habitable.
- Modern homes are replacing traditional dwellings both in the country and the city.
- To do that we'd have to make the dwellings smaller and semi-detached, but that would reduce the value considerably.
- Naturally the dwellings for the resident Spaniards were modelled on their counterparts in Spain.
- The dwellings had no gardens and no provisions were made for dustbins or sheds etc.
- Their homes were invariably humble dwellings, without even a proper chair for a guest or a visitor.
- Permission for residential dwellings in a zone designated for industrial use should never have been granted.
- By chance, the restaurant is housed in a former dwelling place occupied by a Dutch family and built in mid 1800s.
- It's no good saying that the solution is to rip up everything and instead build high-density dwellings in urban centres.
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