In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1era feminineépoca femininethe discovery marked a new epoch in medicine — el descubrimiento marcó un hito en la historia de la medicina
- We can even speak of the beginning of a new epoch.
- This is the beginning of a new epoch, the beginning of a new great democracy.
- With that a new epoch in the history of imperialism was introduced.
- When the forms of production come into conflict with existing social relations, a revolutionary epoch arises.
- Mankind had entered the epoch of the social revolution.
- Mrs Raistrick said the ceremony ‘marked an epoch in the educational history of Upper Wharfedale and, we hope, begins a new era of development and progress in education.’
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