In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) poco hospitalario(region/environment/climate) inhóspito
- The figures move carefully and deliberately across inhospitable terrain, picking their way through the dusty, red-rock desert.
- Tibetans still form a majority of people living in the inhospitable countryside.
- One of the most enduring images of early Arizona is the solitary prospector seeking his fortune in gold in the inhospitable Sonoran Desert.
- So why do so many people with so much wealth live in such an inhospitable climate?
- The unique geography of two gulfs separated by vast inland tracts of inhospitable country led the early Australian settlers to rely entirely on coastal trading.
- Many feel it's a memorial to all the hard working men who forged trails through inhospitable blocks of back country.
- He was among 700 competitors in a gruelling 150-mile race across some of the most inhospitable terrain in the Sahara Desert.
- And it's the island's lush, vivid greenery which marks it out from the arid, inhospitable, landscapes of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife.
- She lived in Toronto for one year and discovered that English Canadians were not the cold, inhospitable lot she had been led to believe they were.
- The exhibition showcases incredible work - done in inhospitable terrain, without laptops, cell phones or machinery.
- Nor were its inhabitants ‘a wild and inhospitable people’, of whom it could be said ‘All their habits are the habits of barbarians’.
- He encountered storms, bogs and forests, was given the cold shoulder by the inhospitable inhabitants of Fouzilhac, got lost and had to camp out for the first time.
- But, above all, they will look on with a mixture of pity and disbelief at the poor people who still insist on living in this inhospitable territory.
- It is a harsh, inhospitable land, covered in flies and governed by insufferable temperatures that defies easy civilization.
- They were gray, and the coldness she saw in them was even colder than the freezing, inhospitable tundra that her best friend had come from.
- In a terrain so inhospitable to a civilization of hunters and gatherers, the Kurds became a race of raiders and traders.
- It's a harsh, inhospitable area where the people are fighting to survive, keeping cattle, camels and goats on small pockets of arable land.
- It is isolated geographically, surrounded by inhospitable landscapes that trap its inhabitants where they are.
- This country is basically uninhabitable and extremely inhospitable with the exception of the coastline.
- Separated by the valleys of the north-flowing river Eden and the south-flowing river Lune, these two uplands were inhospitable places for early settlement.
- Water is in short supply, the soil is barely arable, the terrain often inhospitable.
- There's so little fresh water and the volcanic landscape is so inhospitable, only a narrow, unique spectrum of creatures thrive.
- So why would any sane recreational diver seek to dive in such an inhospitable environment?
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