In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of tide)línea de pleamar feminine
- We have to protect that strip of land that is from the high-water mark to the low-water mark.
- Above the high-water mark are the beaches or the coastline.
- South Africa claims that the border is at the high-water mark on the northern side of the river while Namibia insists it is in the middle of the river.
- So, in our submission, the mean high-water mark is the average point to which the sea reaches between those times.
- The mosque stood on a grassy bank just above the high-water mark.
2(highest point)cénit masculineapogeo masculine
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