In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1índice geográfico masculine
- Evidence that banditry was a genuine and serious problem can be found in local gazetteers of the period.
- Although gazetteers are often rich sources of local information, they were compiled to satisfy agendas that seldom included detailed discussions of local unrest.
- A reader interested in this aspect would at least have the gazetteer to fall back on as a reference.
- This preparation project gave the students an opportunity to look at old photos, newspaper articles, the census, city directories, diaries, gazetteers, maps, and postcards.
- His theatrical connections, his library with its absorbing gazetteers and high-shelved ‘adult’ reading, his sense of etiquette and of the unsaid, ally him symbolically with the realm of the imagination.
- History is, for him, a gazetteer for the present and a guidebook for the future.
- For coordinates of the tag locations of Asian specimens, and elevations of those locations where possible, we used a variety of maps, atlases, and gazetteers.
- The authors have tracked down with immense care as many missions as possible, each recorded in a valuable gazetteer at the end of the book.
- And eventually we managed to produce a listing, a gazetteer and directory of all the known pipe organs in Australia, and that was actually first completed about 1976.
- This vast atlas is something different: a gazetteer of all that is most inventive, inspiring and humane in the architecture of the past five years.
- We are used to refreshing our memories from written material, maps and gazetteers.
- For the purposes of the gazetteer Britain is divided into eleven regions; each region is introduced by a map showing the present passenger rail network, together with freight-only or closed lines containing listed buildings.
- A digital gazetteer will provide access by specific geographic citations.
- This delightful volume also includes a valuable gazetteer (complete with coordinates) and a passionate conservation section.
- Many interesting sights are mentioned, but in many cases only incomplete directions are given for finding them: the book is more a guide than a gazetteer.
- Travel accounts, gazetteers, and geographies were abundant, but few could claim literary merit or accurate information.
- Three basic features are needed for resolution of this problem via the Internet: accurate, detailed on-line gazetteers and maps; searchable or downloadable locality databases; and online access to museum catalogs.
- A gazetteer published in 1819 described the museum as: neatly arranged and handsomely filled with several thousand articles, such as paintings, waxwork, natural and artificial curiosities.
- Guidebooks and gazetteers suggest the expanding public knowledge of the temple's history and contents.
- Sandwiched between a brief but useful introduction and conclusion, the bulk of its pages are in effect a gazetteer of churches and other ecclesiastical buildings in the six Border Marches (from east to west, Scottish and English in turn).
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.