In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As we were fairly late arriving, all the good camping spots were gone and so was all the firewood.
- A man was working in the woods collecting firewood when he came upon a snake wedged in the crevice of a tree.
- The mother built the fire, the children kept the firebox filled, and the father cut the firewood.
- The soggy firewood was gathered, tents put up, and a line strung between trees to hang the wet gear to dry.
- Rivers froze and supplies of coal and firewood, already scarce over the autumn, were immobilized.
- The smoke emanating from the firewood used for cooking infused a spirit of celebration into the atmosphere.
- After a couple of decades in one area, firewood was cut, game was hunted out, and farm fields were depleted.
- With the discovery of gold, mining became a major consumer of firewood and rough timber.
- For now, her family survives on seeds and grains, and selling firewood in the local market.
- When the wood has been neglected, it is made into barbeque charcoal and logs for firewood.
- Seconds later, I heard a dull clunk as he placed the firewood on the floor.
- But the weather did not let up and eventually the last piece of firewood was burnt and used up.
- Gorse and broom are used for cattle bedding and eucalyptus for firewood.
- One of the clearest memories I have of my mother was one time when my brothers and sisters had returned from the forest after collecting firewood.
- Tree crops supply shade, fodder, leaf or bark mulch, firewood, shelter, soil protection and fencing.
- The most devastating impact came from cutting trees for firewood and charcoal.
- Ethiopia has an oil refinery, but derives most of its energy from firewood, charcoal, and dung.
- They have to go out every day and collect water and collect firewood.
- Trees also provide shelter, shade, leaf mulch, fencing and firewood.
- Among the products currently manufactured are indoor and garden furnishings, charcoal and firewood.
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