In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in golf)calle femininefairway masculine
- For example, fencing was erected, greens and fairways laid, driving range completed and catering facilities put in place, all supplied on the understanding that payment would be made.
- I started well, hitting fairways and greens, and made the turn in 40.
- Fledgling groundkeepers will be able to adjust just about every single aspect of a course, including narrowing fairways or deepening the sand traps.
- This course with its wide-open fairways and long total yards tends to be good for the long, straight, hitters.
- The fairways are overrun with ants at the moment and the course is in danger of being renamed Ant Hill, but the rest of the course is a delight to play with some of the nicest tee off areas and greens to be found locally.
- Pleasure anglers visiting Howsham Hall are asked not to walk across the greens or fairways of the adjacent golf course when they are making their way to the river.
- National is a traditional American-style parkland layout with native vegetation, rolling fairways and greens.
- Extremely narrow fairways and tiny greens mean the Scotch broom, beach grass and native rhododendron will snag anything off line.
- They lengthened the course by adding some tees and added subtle mounding to the fairways to modernize the course so it wouldn't appear so flat.
- Still this course is eminently playable and so flat with lush fairways that it is usually a pleasure to walk, today proved no different, wet and soggy but cool and pleasant.
- Sure, a number of trees remain, but the emphasis is back on the bunkering and the dramatic contours of its fairways and greens.
- With long grass on the fairways and greens uncut, it made hard going for Mimi as she came staggering in with 10 big points.
- The manicured greens and fairways of golf courses are not usually considered ideal places for conservation management.
- Reel-type mowers, which often tow multiple reels, are the type most often used by golf courses for finishing fairways and greens.
- If you're playing a links course, then you need to walk the fairways and see where the pin placements are on those large, undulating greens before each round.
- But the golf holes will be relatively wide with rolling fairways and undulating greens.
- Tees, fairways and greens are all bent grass, but three other types of turf are used in the rough, providing terrific color contrasts.
- Only a fool would back him to win a tournament on a course with tight fairways, but on a wide open track he can beat anybody on his day.
- New greens, traps, fairways and tees are being installed with plans of re-opening the course later this summer.
- A big pond flanks the left-hand side of the fairway and an old boat, timbers rotting in the sun, gives the hole the ambience of desolation I mentioned earlier.
2Nautical(de un puerto o río) canal navegable masculine
- Surveillance of coastal shipping routes to maintain safe fairways is conducted by the Hydrographic and Nautical Authorities.
- They refuse to leave fairways or harbor entrances open.
- In the middle the open water of the fairway is crowded with pinnaces, jolly-boats, cutters, and pleasure steamers.
- Covered moorage can restrict visibility from one waterway to another. It is therefore critical to keep rafting boats in marina waterways (fairways) to a minimum.
- This artificial fairway built at the turn of the nineteenth century exceeds even the Panama Canal in number of ships passing.
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