In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There was more than one way to strike it rich in the goldfields of the North.
- There was rapid growth in the town in the 1860s as miners going to or from the Central Otago goldfields came to the town.
- On behalf of the industry, Christie welcomed conference attendees to the Klondike goldfields.
- An hour later I found myself standing in the middle of a pub called the Golden Vine, by far one of the better institutions of intoxication in the central goldfields.
- It was built to satisfy the demand for an improved route to the goldfields on the West Coast.
- Howitt himself became interested in geology through his activities on the goldfields as prospector and mining warden.
- He trained and worked as a surveyor, but, because of the Depression, tried his luck on the goldfields of South Westland.
- The New Zealand Minerals Industry Association estimates there is $30 billion worth of gold in the Hauraki goldfields but most is under Conservation Department land which can not be mined.
- Tucker had left Rhode Island for the goldfields in 1849, but soon lost contact with home.
- On 6 July 1899 the Worturpa district was officially declared a goldfield.
- A map of Victoria in 1869 showed most of the colony, except for the Western District and the central goldfields, still under forest cover.
- Later, he paddled up the Amazon in a canoe, tried his luck on the Californian goldfields, and settled in Australia where he raced a grand clipper ship, Queen of Sheba, and became a pioneer of steamboat technology.
- Eileen's grandfather was a tailor by trade, an Irishman who had gone to Australia to the goldfields of Bendigo where Eileen's father was born.
- In this stanza he is referring to his home town of Grenfell in this state, where he was born in a tent on the goldfields.
- It is a day's drive north from Alice Springs and was at one stage the third-richest goldfield of Australia.
- The raid by guards on the stockade set up by diggers in the Victorian goldfields only lasted an hour.
- This game appears to have been invented by Irish miners on the goldfields of Victoria in the 1850s.
- The desire to increase the female population on the goldfields was popular among administrators and legislators, but it was also a move not surprisingly favoured by the men themselves.
- Early projection devices were frequented around the Johannesburg goldfields from 1895 on.
- On Kangaroo Island there was a goldfield named after him as well as the Goyder Range and the Goyder Range Branch Creek.
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