In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1disparos masculine(from heavy artillery) cañoneo masculine(from heavy artillery) cañonazos masculine
- Fires continue to belch smoke over the city and sporadic gunfire echoes through the flooded streets.
- His sidekick dies in a storm of gunfire while the don and his aide's wife are critically wounded.
- Sporadic gunfire could be heard and only pockets of resistance remained, according to the US.
- The gunfire was the latest of a series of attacks amid an underworld war for contracted volumes of drugs.
- With numb feet, aching limbs and the crack of gunfire ringing in our ears, a few hundred metres more seemed like a long way.
- Tens of thousands of people have flocked to the city, desperate to escape the mortar and gunfire.
- We paddled on in tense silence, waiting for more gunfire or perhaps the twang of a banjo, but they were not interested in us.
- She said the deceased and herself were crossing the road when gunfire broke out suddenly as a car drove by.
- Two hundred workers were injured and several killed by police gunfire.
- He woke suddenly to shouted commands, drumming horses' hoofbeats, gunfire and screaming.
- Gunmen have killed two American soldiers and injured four others in the latest wave of gunfire and explosions.
- Evacuation attempts were disrupted by gunfire and armed looters ruled the streets.
- A handful of poll centres were targets of mortar rounds and there were two reports of gunfire.
- Yesterday there were sporadic exchanges of gunfire and a tank firing shells in the city.
- Every few hours a patrol of armoured vehicles clanks down empty streets and there is an occasional crackle of gunfire.
- The Palestinian hospital sources said the man had been killed by random gunfire.
- It was not known if the governor was wounded by gunfire from the assailant or from shots fired afterward.
- As the trumpeter sounded the gallop, the mounted squadrons faced devastating volleys of gunfire.
- I could spot the enemy ships on the horizon, but only momentarily as they emerged from the screen of gunfire and smoke.
- For the next two hours the sound of gunfire and explosions rang out.
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