In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rampart/fortress) inexpugnable(fortress/rampart) impenetrable(organization/barrier) impenetrable
- I'm satisfied this place is nearly impregnable.
- The walls surrounding the city were impregnable, never before breached by an attacking army.
- But he had other things in mind - plans that had been consuming his soul since he had escaped from La Fortaleza, the once impregnable fortress that had fallen a little over a year ago.
- Still, to perfect one's play at Worms, you will have to spend a lot of time learning the nuances of each weapon and tricks on how to defeat what seems like an impregnable AI.
- No doubt it will go the way of all seemingly impregnable empires of the past.
- Then, without warning, you've got the world's number one goalkeeper in self-destruct mode, the England captain glancing an own goal home and a seemingly impregnable lead overturned.
- Labyrinthine streets of ancient slum housing traversed the steep hill up to the impregnable city walls.
- Austria ruled directly only in the newly formed Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia, but from the impregnable fortresses of the Quadrilateral in the central Po Valley Austrian bayonets could reach any part of Italy.
- On 15 September French and Serbian mountain troops successfully attacked hitherto impregnable Bulgarian positions.
- There has to be something; no fortress is completely impregnable.
- After all, within the space of a three-month election campaign she managed to squander a seemingly impregnable lead of 22 percent over the SPD.
- The castle had been built with a good eye for defense; this place was virtually impregnable.
- Later, he began building model castles, surrounded by fortified emplacements, and he spent hours studying the virtually impregnable fortifications of Vauban.
- He required forceful persuasion to forego county commitments to fly back for the final, but no-one smiled brighter after the previously impregnable Ireland had been clinically defeated by 47 runs.
- Singapore, an island at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula, was considered a vital part of the British Empire and supposedly impregnable as a fortress.
- The victory stretched their 100 percent winning sequence to 19 matches and they now have an impregnable nine point lead at the top.
- In the face of these pressures, Anglican natural theology retreated into the apparently impregnable fortress of biology.
- In their accounts of hunting for a way out, they provide a survey of a border territory, an impregnable zone through which the people imprisoned above would never pass.
- But Preston were knocked sideways by the shock of seeing their impregnable lead suddenly wiped out.
- But sometime during the final week your impregnable fortress crashes and burns, but you land on your feet at the very end of the month.
- He's seen what looked like an impregnable 22-point lead slashed to just two ahead of me.
- In the middle of Hue, however, was a virtually impregnable fortress known as the Citadel, with towers, ramparts, moats, concrete walls, and bunkers.
- Incredibly sturdy, it had been built to serve as a nuclear bomb shelter if necessary, supposedly an impregnable fortress of civil defense.
- However, instead of building the fort on a hill, the impassable wetlands were used to create an impregnable site, the biggest marshland in England.
- Between them they created a seemingly impregnable fortress, naturally protected on three sides by cliffs and defended by concentric lines of mutually supporting fortifications.
- The key to the Belgian defence along the Albert Canal was the supposedly impregnable fortress of Eben-Emael.
- He was impregnable, unbeatable, and nothing, no creature could even come close to conquering the mighty Kong.
- Yes sir, but we think that the position is impregnable and we can hold it against far superior forces.
2(unassailable)(argument) irrebatible(argument) irrefutablethe champion is now in an impregnable position — el campeón está ahora en una posición invulnerable
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