In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(town/region/building) habitar formal(town/region/building) vivir enthis house has not been inhabited for some time — hace tiempo que esta casa está deshabitada
- the city is inhabited by more than eight million people — la ciudad tiene más de ocho millones de habitantes
- The wild species inhabits wet ground such as riverbanks and the flowers bloom in summer to autumn.
- Now they inhabit two rooms in what appears to be a carpet factory unchanged since a wet Tuesday night in 1953.
- What they do manage is to build and inhabit an intimate space which is quite enthralling.
- Russians still regard it as a place inhabited by criminals, bears and wolves.
- The second group included 6 species inhabiting tributaries of the Pacific Ocean.
- The species inhabits continental slopes of all southern continents.
- All the spuds are growing on land which was inhabited by pigs last year, so I think all that manure has been good for them.
- Humans are too afraid to accept the truth that they're not the only creatures inhabiting this small planet.
- For example, there are more species of ants inhabiting the hill called Black Mountain in Canberra than there are in all of Britain.
- Not only is the dugong vital, but also the environment inhabited by the dugong.
- The people who inhabit this neighbourhood appear strikingly similar to one another.
- Wealthy areas are inhabited by a disproportionate number of resident foreigners.
- The hunting of animals by the Baka posed no threat to the sustainability of the natural species inhabiting the area.
- It's as if, when God was making the animals that inhabit the Earth, he dumped here anything he got a bit wrong.
- It inhabits an environment of violence, constantly fighting with others of its kind.
- They inhabited a world that was dominated by a different kind of animal - the mammal.
- We've gone from being a largely rural society, to one that increasingly inhabits cities.
- There is no attempt to characterize the society that inhabits these places.
- The people inhabiting the area are admirable because they know how to live in harmony with nature.
- This can be very important since some fish will inhabit silty area in preference to hard bottoms.
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