In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She had thought she was going to miss out on seeing the Duke when he visited her school for a Guy Fawkes Night party.
- November 5th is Guy Fawkes Night, celebrated in the UK and many former British colonies.
- What we should do is join Guy Fawkes Night to Christmas.
- I went to Guy Fawkes Night in Victoria Park in London with some friends.
- On the 5th of November every year, millions of people in the UK celebrate Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night.
- Bonfire Night
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