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(happy, prosperous)(moments/years) dorado
- To make matters worse, the US model was enjoying a golden period.
- Much greater efforts are now being made to preserve buildings commissioned during Melbourne's golden period as the world's richest city.
- But the golden period for Irish agriculture has been drawing to an end for some time.
- The last 10 years have been a golden period, with most players earning good money.
- Most of them being in the age group of 50 and plus gathered to recapitulate the golden days of their study period in the college.
- This essential four-CD box set collects together many of the tracks from his golden period of the late 1960s to the late 1970s.
- This first phase of a reissue programme covers their golden period from 1969-1972.
- This is the golden period for any kind of music - classical, pop, fusion - because of the media and TV channels.
- The chair which, according to the designer, is a key element in furnishing homes, entered its golden period by the 18th Century.
- To some booksellers this year's class has provided the most golden year.
- It was a golden period in the theatre and I had no doubt whatever that it was a world to which I wanted to belong.
- And that was still the black-and-white period, though it is still regarded as the golden era of Malayalam cinema.
- The Epic Period was a golden era in Indian philosophical thought because of the tolerance of different opinions and teachings.
- Tracy Noone has been the county's regular top scorer during the golden period from 1999, but missed last year on her American sabbatical.
- According to Mr Phillips, the Tudor period was something of a golden era for the village.
- The members listen to and sing only the songs composed before 1980, a period often referred to as the golden era of Indian film music.
- It was the start of a golden period for the county side and two years later when only 22 he became captain of the team.
- In that golden period of the early 1990s, there was greatness in every role he touched.
- London was preparing to enter a golden era to challenge any other period of its long and glorious history.
- However, I think that the golden period of Aikido is now and the art will continue to develop in the future.
1.2(excellent)a golden opportunity — una excelente oportunidad
2.1(made of gold)(ring/chalice/crown) de orothe Golden Calf/Fleece — el becerro/vellocino de oro
- The only details either of them could pick out was the enormous golden crown sitting on the cowled brow and the huge sword strapped to the side of the mount.
- He cradled a golden scepter in the crook of his right arm, and a golden crown of unmatched magnificence was perched on his head.
- On her head was a strange crown and her golden bracelets had broken off.
- At a public event, Marc Antony offered him a golden crown - the mark of a king - but he refused it.
- Prince Alvin was wearing a brilliant black, velvet tailcoat and black britches that looked stunning with his golden crown.
- What mattered was what was inscribed upon the golden rim of the inside of the crown.
- The cathedral is crowned by a large golden statue of Mary looking up, with her arms plaintively moving out from her body.
- The golden crown, white gem atop it, was perched upon her fair head, perfectly matching every other piece of jewelry she wore.
- A golden crown was upon my head, and my gown was flowing.
- She was approached by a woman dressed more finely than the others, and a golden crown sat upon her head.
- A golden circlet crowned his head with four perfect diamonds that sat with equal spacing in it.
- The sapphire sparkled with energy inside and shone brilliantly against the golden ring.
- The sultan escorted the prince, wearing a gold crown, to a golden chair on the dais.
- The golden crown lied sparkling on her head, covering a portion of her brown hair.
- What startled Charles the most was the small golden crown the woman wore.
- I was kneeling before my dearest Lewis, a golden crown was perched high on his brow.
- I wore various dresses chosen by Amanda, and a golden crown which was sometimes on my head, sometimes in my lap, or just anywhere I chose.
- She topped off the look with heavily-styled blonde hair, a golden anklet, diamanté earrings and naturally, leopard print nail varnish.
- His eyes were fixed upon the golden throne and the jeweled crown placed on the velvet seat cushion.
- A fancy throne with plush upholstery sat with a sparkling golden crown atop it.
- Her hair was the golden colour of sunlight, and yet her hard violet eyes always seemed to freeze out any warmth she might radiate.
- Her hair was the bright golden colour of sunflowers and she had a rosy complexion.
- There were several letters with a golden wax seal of a crown over a pair of crossed swords; Maria assumed it was the symbol of the local magistrate.
- It had a little crown of golden feathers on its head and a few of the feathers were dangling free.
- A golden paper crown tops the Galette when it comes to the table, along with a silver crown for the Queen.
- The crown has a golden gleam and leaves a completely black shadow on the table.
- His silver armor gleamed under the bright golden light that shone like a tiny sun high above in a dome-shaped ceiling.
- She had beautiful golden hair that shone in the light of the room.
- They rest at a holy place, a hill with crowns of trees and golden star-shaped flowers.
- Her hair was shining golden white and she was pale, paler than Josh and John.
- She has golden blonde hair like my mother, brilliant green eyes, and she has a figure to die for.
- He felt more alive in the mountains: The air seemed crisper and smelled sweeter, the sun shone brighter and more golden.
- Her eyes were alight, her hair flaxen, her golden skin shining with more than just the glow of youth.
- From small boats, they shine bright spotlights across the water, searching for the unmistakable golden shine of crocodile eyes.
- The slight breeze was blowing her hair around and the sun shone, causing her golden hair to glisten.
- My hair, braided into a crown around my head, was woven with golden ribbons.
- Its golden hilt had a crescent emblem in the middle shaped like the full moon, shining brightly with golden carvings on its contours.
- This side of the church was in full sun, as was the immense maple on its far side, crowning the neat, white building with a halo of golden red.
- Natalie hurried up and put her long, straight strawberry blonde hair up with golden butterfly clips and got dressed.
- A golden sun shone brilliantly overhead, beaming down on the beach below.
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