In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(burial ground)cementerio masculinepanteón masculine Mexicoan automobile/elephants' graveyard — un cementerio de automóviles/elefantes
- to go to the graveyard — pasar a mejor vida
- Can I remind both children and parents that graveyards and cemeteries are not playgrounds.
- This church was located at the back of the old graveyard and had direct access to the priests house.
- Nearby there is an old graveyard and it would appear that a church may have existed.
- The main path in the graveyard across the road from the church will be replaced this week.
- A campaign has been launched to restore a historic graveyard to its former glory.
- People attending are advised to use the field next to the graveyard for parking.
- So the old parish churches, with their graveyards, are a precious heritage.
- He was shaking as he watched the men carry the box into the graveyard behind the church.
- The church is situated in the old graveyard and across the road from the present cemetery.
- The relatives of all those buried in the graveyards had decorated their graves for the occasion.
- Burial in the ground was the most common method; there are ancient graveyards found on all the major islands.
- Easter is celebrated in the church and by visiting the graveyards of kin.
- Everyday she visited the graveyard and stood for hours before the grave of her daughter.
- He was buried with full military honours in the graveyard of his local church.
- Churches and graveyards suffered desecration and in some places destruction under subsequent regimes.
- She cycled on, through the winding streets of the village to the graveyard beside the old stone church.
- After a final prayer, the coffin was lifted and transported to the church graveyard.
- He was buried beside my mother in the graveyard beside the church in the little town near our ranch.
- He decided to brave the city streets and walked over to the church graveyard.
- The graveyard was used from the beginning, as poor people who went to the workhouse couldn't afford to be buried in the church graveyards.
2(place of failure)Hollywood was the graveyard of his hopes — en Hollywood quedaron enterradas sus esperanzas
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