In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(family/person) ilustre(family/person) insigne formal(deeds) glorioso
- As it happens, Cliff's illustrious career goes back a long way further than that.
- The hotel with the illustrious past and the four-star deluxe rating must wait a little longer for a fifth star.
- He will not want to end an illustrious career by walking the plank.
- His withdrawal from the next two Grand Slams is bound to increase speculation that his illustrious career is now over.
- There was no excuse for that, considering all their illustrious talent.
- It has been a hallmark of its illustrious career in broadcasting almost since its inception in the 1920s.
- He also expressed pleasure to be following in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor Charles Darwin.
- And so a sad and bitter end is brought to an illustrious player of immense quality.
- In these instances, it is rare for the more illustrious team not to make amends for their sloppiness second time around.
- He was a very consistent performer and rarely had a bad match in his long and illustrious career.
- Mr Jones has enjoyed an illustrious acting career appearing on Broadway and the West End.
- Before we left he showed me the wrought iron gates which bore the names of Glasgow's most illustrious graduates.
- But it is not just his family's illustrious past which concerns the present Lord Lansdowne.
- Aside from your illustrious career as an actor, how many plays have you written?
- Between his two spells at Elland Road came an illustrious career in Italy, with the Turin giants Juventus.
- Scotland's exporting success in eastern Europe has not been exactly illustrious in recent years.
- The children had a wonderful day out in company of the illustrious cricketer.
- The courses are not inexpensive, as the illustrious name of the event hotel might indicate.
- Its title is Yanks and the script is by Colin Welland, one of Britain's most illustrious dramatists.
- There are many similarities in the short but illustrious careers of Best and John, now the firmest of friends.
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