In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(main road) carretera feminine(patrol/patrolman) (before noun) de carretera UShighway maintenance — mantenimiento de carreteras masculine
- It is invisible to eyes looking at road signs along major highways.
- All were ambushed on major highways regularly traveled by journalists.
- From my window I can see huge highways crisscrossing the city.
- Twisty, scenic highways and photographable little towns are what I'm looking for.
- The strikers staged a sit-down demonstration on Katchery Road, one of the city's main highways.
- The government has blocked off a major highway for street markets, concerts and plays.
- To get there, head towards Gyeongju on the main highway out of town and just follow the signs.
- The infrastructure is lacking: after one year of decent growth traffic has come to a standstill in larger cities and on major highways.
- It can be reached by highways from the major cities in Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hunan.
- It should be installed on the streets of every major town and city and along all the major roads and highways.
- At one point, all major highways into the Maryland city were blocked.
- I nodded once and looked back out the window as he pulled off the main highway onto a side road.
- What follows can best be described as an ambling but focused trip down U.S. highways and town streets.
- No civilians were allowed on the newly closed main highways outside of town.
- On the trip over, I see the bicycle-only highways between Dutch cities, and the canals that run parallel.
- Subsequent ice jams threaten bridges and can close major highways.
- A visit to a reconstructed fur trade post usually takes today's visitor off frequently traveled major highways.
- Most of the main roads and highways in the city are high enough to have escaped the flooding.
- While some workers occupied the factory, others blocked one of the town's major highways.
- The main campus is located within the boundaries of an urban area and is easily accessible by two major highways.
2(public way)vía pública femininethe King's highway — la calzada real
- the highways and byways — (of subject) los senderos y vericuetos
- County highways officials are considering an alternative solution to Tewkesbury town centre's traffic problems.
- In agreement with highways officials, our engineers will wind up the major part of work in the area on Friday.
- But highways officials now say the 14th century bridge will be ready to reopen in less than six weeks.
- Councillors from Horwich and Blackrod met with highways officials yesterday in an attempt to find a solution to traffic problems in Crown Lane, Horwich.
- The planning sub-committee deferred making a decision until it received more information from the county council on highways issues.
- But campaigners were dealt a bitter blow when county highways officials confirmed that Government funding would not be available for the bypass.
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