In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in Scotland)cañada feminine
- Because of the Scottish terrain, the glens are simply stuffed with falls pools in varying states of scenic splendour.
- In your mind's eye, can't you see the rocky peaks of the high mountains, the deep glens, the tumbling rivers?
- The choice of venue - Glasgow, the road junction for Gaelic immigration from the Highlands of Scotland and the glens of Ireland - is also significant.
- On this moderate-to-strenuous trip, we'll walk the pastoral lowland glens along the banks of exquisite Loch Lomond to the great Scottish Highlands.
- Their victory is visible in the houses and crofts that still spread across the hills of the glen and the dale.
- The house is surrounded by about 20 acres of grounds, including lawns, an old walled garden, a paddock and a wooded glen full of wildlife.
- The Slieve Blooms full of hidden glens and valleys and lakes and have a certain magic that draws not only the tourists but also the locals back again and again.
- It is not the reality of a tigerish emerald economy or Ireland's high-tech silicon glens.
- As well as streams of south-west England and mainland Europe, the young salmon belong to rivers and glens that drain the western Highlands.
- By following glens and loch shores between the hills, it is possible to construct any number of walking routes, from afternoon rambles to week-long marathons.
- The name comes from a glen on the isle of Rum in the Inner Hebrides and it was here they spent a formative period performing for wild dances.
- The remote glens of Scotland are the hiding places of those who seek some tranquillity and privacy.
- And you can see why, because the tiny island has the lot - mountains, rugged coastline, beaches, open moorland and wooded glens.
- This week she will travel to the Isle of Arran, then to Argyll and finally the glens of Strathspey in a bid to unravel the mystery.
- There are at least 12 million Americans, she says, who claim to be descended from the former inhabitants of our straths and glens and slums.
- And is it not ironic that these lands were so heavily settled by the very people cleared from the Highland glens?
- For complexity of form and for the splendour of its corries and glens, this hill has few equals in the central Highlands.
- The narrow glens and rolling hills are nowhere near as popular as other areas of Scotland, so even on a summer's day you can almost be assured of some true peace and quiet.
- It's got all the right elements - a mountain core of undoubted international conservation value, in a superb setting of upland glens and rural communities.
- Temperatures in the glens of Scotland will be getting up to the high teens and early 20s next week which is very good for the time of the year.
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