In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(of people, tourists)multitud femininehorda femininethere were hordes of people — había una multitud (de personas)
- Few men ever enter the hallowed portals of the bridal shop and the dress, once bought, is jealously guarded from male sight by a horde of female relatives.
- But leader writers have to compete for attention nowadays with a horde of columnists and regular commentators who indulge in polemics which are, by their nature, less measured than editorials.
- Outside the Russia House, headquarters for the country's Olympic delegation in Turin, a horde of people gathered at the entryway, looking frozen and distraught.
- When you find the whole nation, is behaving like a horde of mythical lemmings, about to go over the cliff, you don't want to follow lemming opinion!
- The 99-year-old circus has pitched tents here with about 300 staff and a horde of animals, including elephants, horses, parrots and dogs.
- He got savaged, for the umpteenth time, by a horde of ravening Republicans.
- It's already clear that there are a whole bunch of highbrows who talk only to themselves and a horde of middlebrows who simply try to out-bray one another.
- Dating back hundreds of years to the times when the Kazakhs were divided into three distinct hordes or large tribes, it has been important to know about your kin groups.
- There's even a marvelous impression of an infatuated audience given by a horde of panting extras.
- A group of strangers barricade themselves into a house in order to escape from a horde of flesh-eating zombies.
- On one side of the avenue stood a horde of onlookers, on the other television crews, all looking two blocks south towards a colossal pile of twisted and smoking steel, seven stories high.
- If you're going to have a birthday party and want to transport a horde of 10-year-olds, borrow the minivan.
- Although a horde of Thursday night previewers came to the consensus that ‘it was cute,’ this film is not worth paying $8 or over to see.
- Now, however, with internal communications networks and the speed of the Internet, you don't need a horde of people in a big pyramid to handle all that information.
- A passionate left-wing polemicist, he nonetheless retained more than a few traces of his public-school breeding, including a plummy accent and a horde of posh friends.
- The media plans to assemble a horde of journalists in Terre Haute to report live on the execution.
- The prospect of better remuneration and living conditions attracted a horde of low paid Muslims to such gatherings.
- When the victorious Indian team landed in Delhi on their way back from Sydney, IHF president K. P. S. Gill and a horde of officials received the team at the airport.
- It's one thing to get some exercise; it's something else to repeatedly, day after day, show off in spandex before a horde of newspapermen.
- I had forgotten that Julian himself had a horde of loyal female defenders.
- Such is the notoriety of the paintings, the auction at Gleneagles next month is expected to attract interest from a horde of international collectors who are expected to bid at least £30,000 for the pair.
2(of insects, locusts)plaga feminine
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