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(between countries)frontera feminine(guard/zone) (before noun) fronterizofrontier post — puesto fronterizo masculine
- The German concentration against France had left only one army to defend the eastern frontier.
- The man at the centre of the puzzle was born in Torquay in 1867 and first fell in love with South America when he helped the Bolivian government to survey its frontier with Brazil.
- The frontier between India and Pakistan ran through the Sikh homeland of the Punjab.
- At the time the Russians said he had been shot by a border guard while crossing the frontier with Finland.
- Hundreds of thousands more are believed to be waiting on the Afghan side of the frontier with no shelter and little food.
- Two border guards patrolling the nearby frontier with Georgia have also been reported missing since Friday night.
- From Basle to Haguenau, the River Rhine acted as the frontier between Germany and France - and also as a very formidable defensive barrier.
- In the main agreement, Germany recognized its frontier with France and Belgium as specified in the Treaty of Versailles, along with the demilitarized status of the Rhineland.
- The city is semicircled by the Sar Mountains and surmounted by an old Turkish fortress; the mountains are the frontier with Albania and Kosovo.
- Under his leadership in the 1840s, the Swazis expanded their territory to the Northwest and stabilized the southern frontier with the Zulus.
- The high Andes peaks constitute its natural frontier with Bolivia and Argentina.
- Their reactors and weapons stockpiles are vulnerable, their frontiers are poorly controlled and key segments of their security services are often corrupt.
- Polish border police fighting smugglers of people, drugs, tobacco, nuclear material and weapons are employing American Indian trackers to guard the frontier with Ukraine.
- Its function remains uncertain: it may have been conceived as a defensible barrier, or, more probably, as a well-defined frontier between two countries.
- The North Korean capital, Pyongyang, was captured a month later, and the UN forces advanced towards the frontier with China.
- Finally, in the spring of 1860 he sent the bulk of his army north to protect the frontier with the Papal States.
- From the village of Barqueiros about 70 km / 40 miles upstream from Oporto, the region fans out either side of the river stretching as far as the frontier with Spain.
- The waterway has its source in western Zambia, forming the frontier between Zimbabwe and Zambia and passing through central Mozambique before it empties into the Indian Ocean.
- This frontier with Belarus was now set to become the eastern frontier of Nato itself.
- He dreamed of being part of this growing nation, of helping expand its frontiers.
1.2(in US history)the Frontier — (el límite de los territorios colonizados) la frontera (del oeste)
- before noun the frontier spirit — el espíritu pionero y emprendedor de los hombres de la frontera
- frontier law — la ley del oeste
2(of knowledge)frontera femininebefore noun frontier technology — tecnología aplicable a diversos campos feminine
- The banks have been pushing back the frontiers by launching ever more innovative and competitive loans.
- Those looking to push out the frontiers of our scientific understanding will be disappointed.
- It embodies a set of policies aimed at pushing back the frontiers of poverty, while supporting growth and creating opportunities.
- No, I just consider it pushing back the frontiers of Computing Science.
- As a result they have pushed forward the frontiers of animal science and human medicine.
- We want to bring our students as quickly as possible to the frontier of current understanding.
- The trick is to extend the frontiers of devolved responsibility, without falling over the edge into separatism.
- This will change in the future as oceanic islands become more accessible and better known, but at present, for many Earth scientists, they remain at the frontiers of understanding.
- Space telescopes and other space-based cosmological experiments are pushing back the frontiers of knowledge about the fundamental laws and history of the universe.
- Space exploration and exploitation is a major driving force in advancing the frontiers of knowledge.
- His research has begun to make progress in this area, expanding the frontier of visual neuroscience to the field of decision-making and cognitive neuroscience.
- But a few intrepid researchers are still pushing back the frontiers on this most mundane of molecules.
- Science is hardly dead; as Laughlin says, the focus has merely shifted to different areas, pushing different frontiers with different tools in different quests.
- The upper part of Figure 8.1 shows the production possibility frontiers for the UK and USA.
- For years, astronomers have been slowly pushing back the frontiers of the observable universe - looking further and further away in terms of distance, and further and further back in time.
- This is extremely four-square stuff, even by the standards of an artist never renowned for pushing back the frontiers of avant-garde sonic exploration.
- He noted the relevance of science and technology ‘to the struggle for development and pushing back the frontiers of poverty and underdevelopment’.
- NASA is constantly reaching to cross the frontiers of human knowledge and understanding.
- The production possibility frontier has been all but shattered with innovation and continuous improvement.
- I'm interested in expanding the frontiers of real-world liberty, not spinning Utopias.
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