In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wood) bosque masculine(tropical) selva feminine(before noun) forestalthe Amazon forest — la selva amazónica
- a forest of chimneys — una profusión de chimeneas
- The First half was made mostly of a dense forest, trees covering any view of the bottom.
- Conservation areas and protected forests now cover about 54 million hectares, according to government data.
- Decades ago, these slopes were covered with forests, and the trees' root systems tied the soil to the hillsides.
- Your state forests are managed under the policy of multiple use in order to obtain benefits from recreation, timber production and watershed protection.
- Both ranges are soft from age but covered in brushy pine forests, knobby granite crags, and hiking and biking trails.
- The mountain is covered mainly by sub-tropical virgin forests of evergreen broadleaf trees.
- Everything from towering palm trees to pine forests inhabited the island's varied ecosystems.
- Mixed forest also covers large areas of the island, but with a varied species composition.
- The northern coniferous forest, or taiga, is filled with evergreens such as pine, fir, and spruce.
- North American brown bears prefer open areas interspersed with forests for sheltering cover while resting.
- That explains why deciduous forest means a forest in which the leaves fall off the trees when the winter comes.
- The area covered by tropical forests is disappearing at the rate of four Switzerlands every year.
- The forests in New Hampshire covered 50 percent of the state in 1850 and cover 87 percent today.
- As two thirds of Finland is covered by forests, it is hardly surprising that timber is the national building material.
- For three hours we snaked our way through soaring mountains covered in pine forests.
- Three-quarters of the land is covered with forests and woodland, and much of the land is cultivated with rice paddies.
- Its forest covers an area half the size of Wales and supports a healthy population of wolves, moose and bears.
- Canada's forests cover an area nearly three times the size of Europe.
- By contrast, the floor of pine forests was covered thinly by needles, and had much less absorptive capacity.
- The mountain was mostly covered of a pine tree forest, and was the home of many species of birds.
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