In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- By the time the herald quietly announced his name, the cursing had ceased.
- A herald announced her as the Countess of Andover, then she descended into the crowd of dancing nobles.
- Sir Ian and his friend Sir Nikholas entered the room after being announced by the herald.
- The King loved pageantry so there were trumpets and heralds proclaiming his coming.
- An hour passed before the heralds took their place at the doors and announced the arrival of the governor's advisors.
- Miri obeyed and rushed back to her post as official fan bearer, an honour almost equal to that of herald.
- In time, arms were recorded for reference by heralds on rolls of arms, and became hereditary, passing from father to son.
- In the Middle Ages, the Crown designated a half-dozen sites in London where a herald would read proclamations from the king.
- The following day she was proclaimed by heralds with flourishes of trumpets at various places in London, to the stony disapproval of the citizens.
- Members of the House of Lords and the House of Commons came to kiss her hand and were graciously received as the heralds proclaimed her in the streets.
- A herald announces feasting in honour of Othello's marriage.
- At the last moment, her herald blasting a signal on his trumpet, the Kandake veered away from the bristling Roman turtle and flashed past it.
- All at once, Wormhole Square resounded with a fanfare of trumpets as heralds announced the arrival of a notable procession.
- Camden was a respected herald, being Clarenceux's King-of-Arms from 1597 until his death.
- The chief heralds (kings of arms) had by now been officially entrusted with authority to grant or confirm the right to coats.
- This was announced by heralds sent out to invite all the states to contribute contestants.
- He had begged the herald not to announce his presence, but the man didn't seem to understand why the princess' fiancée shouldn't be named just like everyone else.
- Gryphon, however, cast a look over his shoulder at her, his eyes gleaming with pride before he signaled for the heralds to open the doors to the ballroom.
- The legend tells of the herald Pheidippides delivering his momentous message of victory over the Persian army and then collapsing and dying.
- Looking at the rider, his disguised sister, with a look of challenge, he responded with a nod and a hidden grin as the herald announced those who would be moving on to the next round.
2literary(forerunner)precursor masculineheraldo masculineherald of sth — precursor / heraldo de algo literary
- No other flower heralds spring like a tulip, especially after months of dreary, not to mention cold and snowy, weather.
- Although crocuses and windflowers are tiny, they are brave little imps and often the first heralds of spring.
- But I would argue that the film can be seen as much more than just a herald signaling the arrival of a coming king.
- The markets often view it as a herald of global trends.
- Though it was bemoaned at the time, some commentators have viewed this factor more positively as a herald of twentieth-century patterns of fertility.
- The final chapter, ‘The Authorizing Judge: Jesus in the Moral Life,’ examines his role as herald and harbinger of God's kingdom.
- Crocuses used to be the first heralds of spring in Harrogate, but these days it is the sight of scantily clad young models around the exhibition centre.
- Mundane objects become celestial heralds, instantly announcing the arrival of shooting stars.
- For eight centuries they have been the heralds of spring, as sure a sign of impending blue skies and falling blossom as the song of swallows and the appearance of tulips.
- We'd been penned in by the cops but rumours began to filter through via text messages, the earliest heralds first disbelieved and later pumped for information.
- In February, people pine for a glimpse of this herald of spring, but by April, the robin has already worn out its welcome.
- It frequently happens that God, prior to doing a great work of revival and renewal among a community of his people, raises up forerunners and heralds of the work.
- The New York Times reflects on the silver leaf lettering and the significance of the granite block, a herald for what is to come.
- In ‘Del Principe e delle Lettere’, he declared poets to be the heralds of freedom and human dignity and the natural enemies of tyrants.
- The film ‘The Crow’ stands as both the herald of an undiscovered talent and the bearer of bad tidings that the world lost it.
- But with all the close horrors of the Venusian climate let's not lose sight of the view from earth, of the herald of the dawn and the evening star of lovers.
- The sign Aries is the most enterprising of all and, being the first sign of the zodiac, stands for ‘firsts’ - trailblazers, pioneers, forerunners and hence heralds.
- But, still, one wonders if Kidjo, who is really as much a historian as a funky herald of hope, has come close, academically speaking, to the ultimate source of this societal heartbeat.
- Your answers may help you discover the reason why you're not attracting these wonderful heralds of spring.
- Through out history drugs have been the herald of the mystic experiences.
3(heraldic officer)rey de armas masculineheraldo masculine
- Royal Archers and persuivants and heralds and crown bearers, their playing-card costumes making them look like extras from Alice in Wonderland, provided the ceremonial.
- I was advised by one of their heralds pursuivant that there is no official or legal way up.
- These are the entourages that follow important people around, made up of advisors, heralds, messengers and servants.
1(be first sign of)presagiaranunciar
- But the clear signs of a recession herald an end to this development.
- With this bill it ignores a court decision, yet on the seabed and foreshore issue it heralds a court decision.
- All the leading indicators which normally herald the economic boom cycle have started showing signs of instability.
- But the promise of calls to anywhere at virtually zero cost heralds a revolution in telecoms.
- In a potential partner, hands always herald the first signs of intimacy, since a touch precedes a kiss, and that first contact must be oh-so-special.
- Along with the improved play of the national team, there are other favorable signs heralding the successful hosting of the global soccer festival, such as the onrush of foreign tourists.
- David Sanger heralded these talks as a sign that the Administration had fundamentally altered its approach to the North.
- There have been two announcements this week that herald some good news for consumers and not so good news for credit providers and retailers.
- For the pulmonary clinician, this heralds the dawn of promising therapies in various domains such as infections, allergy, and cancer.
- The building industry pact signed this week heralds a new era of co-operation in an industry that has for over a century been a major area of demarcation disputes.
- His game has expanded to the point where he now commands the reputation his youth promised and in December he turns 30, which traditionally heralds a batsman's prime.
- Can we take the recent bargain sale of hard-bound editions at hugely reduced rates as a signal heralding the impending tempest befalling the book market?
- The prime minister had been due to formally announce a review of British energy policy, which many predict will herald the building of a new generation of domestic nuclear reactors.
- The announcement heralds a significant step forward in the development of global data synchronization, to establish a network with standards compliance and no redundant services.
- The northeast expects, and has received, promising showers which herald the advancing summer.
- This wonderful celebration to herald the start of summer promises to become an annual event.
- Promising signals herald the resurgence of a positive approach to the game.
- It will be a moment of deep sadness that will, unless some bowlers of similar calibre are unearthed soon, herald Sri Lanka's slide down the world rankings.
- Just a small advertising board heralds its arrival, but eagle-eyed consumers who spied the sign outside Dixons in Coney Street have already got their wallets at the ready.
- The announcement heralds the beginning of a five-year program of design work and construction costing $228 million.
2(greet, hail)anunciarthe much-heralded age of office automation — la tan anunciada era de la ofimática
- Gene therapy has been heralded as the one, or only, way to cure some diseases.
- But it was ‘The Ice Storm’ which heralded a series of critically acclaimed performances.
- The singing, performed by both males and females, is thought to announce territorial boundaries, attract a mate, or even herald a birth.
- The series really hit a chord with viewers of all ages and has been heralded as good family entertainment.
- The book has been heralded as a gay Latino version of Jacqueline Susann's classic ‘Valley of the Dolls.’
- Rosa's stand has been heralded as the beginning of the US civil rights movement.
- Celibacy is also heralded as a sign of the reign of God and of the resurrection.
- While the fighting continues, the press is busy heralding the verbal ceasefire agreement.
- In 2003, he signed a proclamation heralding the recovery of the American alligator.
- The site of Australia's Federal parliament house was much heralded as a design befitting a nation that had come of age.
- They have been heralded as the dawn of a brave new world of financial security, where like eager beavers we stash away our surplus nuts for the future.
- The new licensing laws have been heralded as the greatest thing since some fella came along with a knife and decided to slice bread.
- The deal has been heralded as the first modern-day treaty in the province.
- The measure has been heralded as a key move to limit violence from animal rights campaigners.
- The plans have been heralded as a new era of the housing market.
- In this day and age of online marketing, content has been heralded as king, and for good reasons.
- A free market in a variety of goods and services was announced then, and private foreign investment was heralded as the main engine of change.
- The fifth annual tour of Tourmakeady took place recently and has been heralded as a big success.
- This web site offers a wide variety of custom paper products, announcements and photo cards to herald the arrival of a new baby.
- In producing this 16-page Birthday Announcement we are heralding the start of a year of celebrations which we hope you will all feel part of.
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