In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(soldier) soldado retirado masculine(soldier) militar retirado masculine(sailor) marinero retirado masculine
- Both ex-servicemen and members of the public have been staying in tents and caravans for over four weeks so they can reserve the house of their choice.
- The Navy's list of servicemen and ex-servicemen without a home of their own includes about 19,000 people.
- All funds raised by the riders will go to the Army Benevolent Fund, which provides financial and practical support for soldiers, ex-servicemen and their families in their times of need.
- After the service the ex-servicemen and women will march past the town hall and take a salute led by the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.
- Some of them are ex-servicemen or married to service people and they were crying as they sang it.
- Ireland may be about to get its first paramilitary ex-servicemen's organisation.
- The Royal British Legion offers support to ex-servicemen and women and their families who need their help.
- The traditional system of private welfare assisting ex-servicemen and their dependants had to be recast.
- The services of ex-servicemen can be utilised by the police to control cases of theft in the town.
- His father is an ex-serviceman now working as a military policeman.
- But the problem has been compounded by the inability of the Legion to attract younger ex-servicemen and new lifeblood.
- Included in the congregation were a military colour party, a colour party of ex-servicemen and many relatives of the deceased soldiers.
- There are 16,389 ex-servicemen, 157 war widows and 5,508 widows of other soldiers.
- All actions are carried out under the command of the numerous other British ex-servicemen hired by Henderson to staff the upper echelons of the special branch.
- After the First World War it employed ex-servicemen and ordered new rolling stock in large quantities in order to strengthen the national industry.
- The mechanistic aspects of warfighting were all in the hands of Pakistani military personnel, ex-servicemen or serving instructors.
- With the constant terror threat, the need for ex-servicemen to do reserve duty is paramount.
- And with so many servicemen and ex-servicemen in the town most people knew one or more of the crew.
- The GI Bill provided very cheap home ownership, loans to start up businesses, and free college tuition for ex-servicemen.
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