In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oficina central feminineMilitary cuartel general masculinepolice headquarters — jefatura de policía feminine
- Air strikes against militant training bases or headquarters in Pakistan have been ruled out.
- He secured a first order of 20,000 cars from British military headquarters in Hanover.
- They were to get behind enemy lines and act as scouts and gather intelligence to feed back to British military headquarters.
- Its main generating unit was the staff headquarters of the Red Army's Rear Services.
- The recruiting battalion headquarters were the second and third to open in Afghanistan.
- I reported to corps headquarters that my regiment had moved and was in its forward positions.
- After the massacre in the church, Mouzinho and her family fled to the local military headquarters.
- A mortar attack on the US military's nearby headquarters forced the reporter to withdraw.
- I think the enemy thought we were just another element, not a brigade headquarters.
- It will allow digital communication from headquarters to soldiers in the field.
- Their military headquarters were located at the Hotel Regina in Paris.
- Most of the staff at the US military headquarters were evacuated after the crash.
- The British military occupies the town hall as a headquarters.
- Similar scenes were observed at Nato headquarters across town.
- Instead, he was placed in the specially created position of Deputy Chief of Staff at naval headquarters.
- Additionally, the battalion staff was able to operate from its own headquarters.
- He was accompanied by Col. Geerhan Lantara, of the Teuku Umar military headquarters in Aceh.
- Even its military headquarters - the Pentagon - wanted to be an architectural wonder.
- At the end of the session, he dismissed the men, then went to the troop headquarters and washed his face.
- We received initial guidance from our higher headquarters and our commanding general.
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