In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sensing an impending emergency, he went to his headquarters on Merdeka Square, just beside the Jakarta garrison.
- Therefore, I chose the second course of action to stay and defend the garrison.
- When you consider we're building 3,000 homes at the garrison, you start to realise it makes very good economical sense.
- They deliberately point pursuers toward nearby posts and garrisons of other federal troops.
- Three parts of the building's walls have been unearthed during excavations at the garrison, giving archaeologists enough information to map out the route of the 940-metre circuit.
- It may have originally been a privately owned fishing house, later used as a garrison for troops guarding the city.
- As he approaches the British garrison, troops rush out to greet him.
- Barracks, garrisons, bivouacs and encampments thus far spared came under a blitz of laser-guided bombs first used in the Gulf War.
- After the conquest, the fort was probably reused as a garrison for Roman troops.
- With Hadrian we see the first steps toward a system of frontier garrison troops, permanently stationed, along with a field army that gets moved from one hot spot to another.
- The entire garrison would turn out for the Retreat ceremony.
- Key army officers visited army garrisons to convince commanders to join the uprising.
- It has reinforced its garrison of 35,000 troops.
- The garrisons - native troops commanded by British officers - held out and were relieved after a week of day and night assaults.
- As a result, large garrisons, powerful artillery batteries, airfields and fortified areas appeared on the extreme northern and southern islands: Kunashir, Shikotan and Iturup.
- The garrison troops manning the regional bases of operation will facilitate local stability, maintain the lines of communication, and provide logistical support.
- The governor of the garrison was suspected of being a Jacobite traitor; an allegation he vehemently denied.
- If that was the case, then why didn't she go to the garrison posted in this town?
- The scene of heavy fighting during World War I between Ottoman troops and the British garrisons in Aden, it became independent in 1918.
- By 0400 hours, the last shots were fired against the garrison and our regiments had withdrawn behind Shiyane Hill.
- In what towns are the largest garrisons stationed?
- On the spur of the moment they decided to capture the Rock which was then badly defended by a small garrison of sixty Spanish soldiers.
- A small garrison of British troops would remain.
- He only had a small garrison defending London at this time.
- The delay enabled the Japanese garrison of 19,000 troops to construct the most formidable beach defences, a way through which had to be cleared by underwater demolition teams.
- A narrow stretch of water was all that separated the Japanese invaders and the 14,000 British, Indian, and Canadian garrison troops left to defend the Crown Colony.
- Specifically, there is evidence that the garrisons of the forts stationed north of Hadrian's Wall were withdrawn, and that thereafter a permanent Roman military presence north of the Wall did not figure in Roman strategic planning.
- For the officers of the tiny garrison stationed at Camp Sheridan, the situation was akin to sitting on a powder keg.
- The additional garrisons, Filipino troops, and effective use of the Navy all were important to expanding the reach of American military power.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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.