In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(naval unit)flota feminine
- The comte de Rochambeau had already begun planning for a siege at Yorktown when he requested assistance from the commander of the French fleet in the Caribbean.
1.3(body of shipping)flota femininethe merchant/whaling fleet — la flota mercante/ballenera
- The name comes from a hurricane that struck the area in 1715, wrecking a fleet of Spanish treasure ships en route from Havana to Spain.
- We will sail in a fleet of five ships; the Conquest, Avenger, Illusion, Sea Queen, and Voyager.
- It seems that in 1678 the French planned to attack the Dutch with a fleet of 20 ships.
- Holland America Cruise has a fleet of 12 luxury ships sailing to all the continents across more than 280 ports.
- Again the screen flickered, changing the view to a fleet of magnificent shimmering ships.
- Although he also created advertisements and logos and executed historical murals for public schools and a fleet of cruise ships, he did little easel painting.
- The Big Ship, Reynard, was the largest in the fleet of appropriated sailing ships that Claw's organization was running.
- Moore talks of spearheading ‘the new cavalry’, which means a fleet of helicopter gun ships.
- The bad weather has hampered the work of a fleet of clean-up ships which have been sent by countries from around Europe.
- In July 1497 Vasco da Gama left Lisbon with 170 men in a fleet of four heavy ships, each carrying 20 guns and a variety of trade goods.
- From evidence found at the site, a fleet of 120 Viking ships occupied the Woodstown site about 812.
- In 1588 the world's most powerful empire launched a fleet of ships against a small maritime nation.
- Through viticultural enterprise, the monastery became extremely powerful, owning a fleet of ships which sailed the Rhine.
- Among the ships are a fleet of wooden steamships, built to serve in World War I but then abandoned and brought here to be salvaged.
- At the same time, they sent a fleet of 100 ships to the Peloponnese.
- He met what he supposed was a fleet of Norse trading ships and directed the sailors to the nearby royal estate.
- Where it once had a fleet of 15 ships, it now has three, with another ship being reactivated later this year.
- A fleet of thirteen ships and over 36,000 troops set forth for Alexandria, at the mouth of the Nile, in June 1798, conquering Malta on the way.
- This time, he captained a fleet of four ships and was charged with finding a westward sea passage to East Asia.
- In 1210, he invaded Ireland with a fleet of 700 ships carrying his feudal host and a force of Flemish mercenaries.
2Transportparque móvil masculineflota feminine
- At lunchtime on August 15, radar operators near Scarborough picked up signals from a fleet of German aircraft heading over the North Sea.
- A fleet of 87 buses operated there when it closed in January, 1986.
- It's not a very big airline (a fleet of 56 aircraft) yet it manages fatal crash after fatal crash.
- Indeed a number of councils have considered operating their own vehicle fleets in order to undermine the market strength of the powerful bus groups.
- We operate a fleet of six aircraft; one of which is used as a dedicated stand-by aircraft.
- The US operates a fleet of more than 15,000 aircraft, including 20 stealth bombers in service.
- It consists of 5,000 trained volunteer men and women and maintains a fleet of over 130 vehicles and ambulances.
- The airline now operates with a fleet of 367 aircraft, 6 fewer than last year.
- Kent ambulance service has denied it is running a fleet of dirty vehicles after a report criticised cleaning procedures.
- It operates a modern fleet of 21 aircraft, linking destinations in north and central Italy with airports in Germany and other European countries.
- A fleet of vehicles would be at the disposal of every booking office for instant pickup and delivery, he added.
- The company is now conducting a review of all its operations which include 33 tour operators, 3,600 travel agents and a fleet of 83 aircraft.
- A fleet of vintage vehicles form the centre of attraction.
- It operates a fleet of 13 Boeing 737-300s, and employs around 650 people.
- This county's brigade currently relies on a fleet of 24 vehicles, many of which are more than 20 years old.
- The sirens have been fitted to 18 ambulances and 10 other emergency vehicles out of a fleet of 50 vehicles.
- How would you operate a fleet of large, sophisticated aircraft?
- Today it is regarded as one of the best equipped, most efficient and most economical in the country with a fleet of 24 vehicles.
- It has a fleet of 28 aircraft and transports 6.6 million passengers a year.
- A fleet of 150 vehicles will be set up in West Yorkshire with about eight of them expected to be allocated to Bradford within 12 months.
1velozraudo literaryfleet of foot — de pies ligeros literary
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