In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for landing)embarcadero masculinemalecón masculine
- A 70-metre jetty will connect the waters of the Atlantic to phase one of the waterfront.
- A new jetty has been built allowing easy access for the boats.
- Under a steady drizzle the Ocean Hunter drew up to a small jetty nestled in the heart of a protected bay.
- The company is also planning to invest in a private jetty to enable it to export bulk cement.
- Last week they tore down the old jetty on Bay Street.
- These properties, worth well in excess of R1 million, have their own private jetties on the Nahoon River.
- Imagine picking up passengers from a jetty on the Thames and delivering them to the Côte d' Azur or the shore of Lake Geneva.
- As the float passed by the boat jetties, officials and tourists raised slogans against plastic items.
- Bali Hai is located at Panuba Inn Resort with its own jetty connected to the dive base, and accommodation for its own divers.
- The very long jetty was used as a wharf for the area in the days of coastal shipping.
- Next to it is a timber building overhanging the lake, a fish restaurant and a jetty for fishing and boarding ferries.
- The wooden jetty which jutted out into the waters was long, but the Lake seemed to dwarf it effortlessly.
- The tender runs from the first row of old wooden jetties.
- Tony O'Reilly owns a villa, complete with a private jetty, on Paradise Island.
- Here you can dine with a view across the lagoon, while your yacht is moored in a private jetty.
- Jody stretches out on the moist jetty, and inhales the clean smell of old wood.
- History has it that Swami Vivekananda had reached the boat jetty on December 3, 1892.
- We started our diving from the centre's floating jetty.
- Port Denison could have a new jetty before its annual Blessing of the Fleet in November.
- "Geraldton just had a small jetty at the time, " he said.
2(breakwater)espigón masculinemalecón masculine
- During migration and winter, they inhabit rocky coasts, reefs, jetties, and breakwaters.
- They also said the construction of a new jetty posed a threat to Greenland white-fronted geese which are common on the nearby Drumharlow Lake.
- Now she shares her bay with three dayboats and a couple of other safari boats, and a rough jetty stretches almost to her mooring.
- When she reached the small concrete jetty she had problems getting up on to it.
- The track became old stone jetty, sloping straight into the sea.
- A significant on-farm innovation has been the installation of jetties on the riverbanks by Braum's own construction crews.
- Some fifteen minutes from the last lookout there is a stone seat from which you can view the upper harbour and the jetty at Governors Bay.
- Beside it was a stone jetty where people were busy - Jason in shirt sleeves, one of the detectives in a suit, and Petra, she of the long-legs.
- We go ashore by dinghy at a pretty stone jetty surrounded by dense trees and rhododendron bushes.
- The harbor is protected by a long jetty running more or less north and south, and you have to enter at the southern end.
- His dedication to the community has been manifested in numerous ways, including mortgaging his house to fund the construction of a jetty in the Soufriere Bay.
- They usually forage below the tide line of rocky beaches and jetties on the Washington coast.
- But development, and the sand pumping, jetties, and seawalls that come with it, is overwhelming beaches.
- ‘All the old timber jetties along the coast over time reach the end of their lives,’ Mr Flottmann said.
- Rain or shine, every morning he walks down the fishing harbour jetty to feed the crows.
- I know this from bitter experience when fishing from the stone jetties in the Arabian Gulf.
- We're blowing all this money to build houses and ruin habitat with so-called beach renourishment and jetties, groins and seawalls.
- The opening of the harbor is protected by a jetty, so the harbor is never swept by storm waves, nor is it ever closed off by sedimentation.
- But they had to wait two years before construction was started with the jetty.
- Land is also being protected from the erosive forces of the sea by rock jetties that extend out to sea.
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