In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1blondo literaryrubísimoa flaxen-haired girl — una chica rubísima
- The voice belonged to a tall knight, dressed all in armor, with dark skin and flaxen hair.
- He had azure coloured eyes and flaxen hair with indigo streaks.
- He had an unruly shock of flaxen hair, lighter than the colour of wheat, and huge, sparkling eyes.
- Her creamy skin glowed in the firelight, and her flaxen hair was like spun gold.
- In that white dress, with that flaxen hair and those blue eyes, she looks as if she's descended straight from heaven.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.