In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Geographyorientalestethe eastern areas of the country — las zonas orientales / este del país
- heavy rain over eastern England — fuertes lluvias en / sobre el este de Inglaterra
- the eastern states — los estados del este
- For different reasons, parts of temperate eastern Asia also experience quite cold winters.
- He has also worked in the southern and eastern divisions as well as HQ at Hutton.
- They would totally obscure the view of the Tower from the eastern aspect.
- Any presidential candidate has had to woo support from the northern and eastern industrial cities.
- Its eastern part exhibits some discrete, strong and positive magnetic anomalies.
- For observers in Europe, the Moon will be low in the sky, just above the eastern horizon.
- The disturbances continued until December and spread to much of southern and eastern England.
- The area around Valencia on the eastern coast was particularly hit by the action.
- The heatwave which for days has enveloped eastern America is about to explode.
- The Andes form a barrier to the eastern margin of the South Pacific anticyclone.
- In contrast, eastern boundary currents on the east of the ocean basins tend to be broad and slow.
- Such evidence seems to point to an area in the northern part of eastern Europe.
- It then appears very low in the eastern sky at about an hour and a half before sunrise.
- The eastern coast is hot, very wet, subject to cyclones, and densely clad with rainforest.
- The term La Niña refers to the extensive cooling of the central and eastern Pacific.
- They munch locusts all winter in southern and eastern Africa, then fly back here before Easter to nest.
- The divide between the eastern seaboard and the rural interior is stark.
- In the eastern Mediterranean a wind blows out from Libya and Egypt, known as the Khamsin.
- Where were you people when eastern Canada was hit with the ice storm of the century?
- In the eastern area, the food is heavier, with more of an accent on mutton and pork.
- Maybe some in eastern Oklahoma, and Mississippi and Tennessee may get some storms as well.
- Like most of the others, he wore extravagant clothes made from the finest eastern silks and fabrics.
- However, this happy juxtaposition of Eastern style and Western living has not always been so effortless.
- Today was like any other day in the life of a Flu victim living in a traditional eastern family.
- For research purposes, I'm looking for books on eastern magic practices and culture.
- A clearer insight can be developed from a number of eastern traditions or from a Marxist tradition.
- The diversity of far eastern cinema today is as impressive as its quality.
- Tens of thousands of people flocked to Heaton Park at the weekend for a feast of eastern culture.
- As a teenager she went to talks on eastern thought at the Vedanta Society.
- The eastern and western musical forms then combined in pieces by West Wales composer Peter Stacey.
- This is because our eastern philosophy and culture teaches us to revere life in all its forms.
- It wasn't long before the group discovered a demand for Eastern music in Europe.
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