In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression) de dicha(expression) de júbilo literary(occasion) feliz
- You are about to enter one of the most joyous and happy periods of this year for your sign.
- It juggles the joyous thrills of matchmaking and courtship with the dark alleys of pain and grief.
- To those of you that already know me, this will simply be a joyous refresher of your cherished memories of me.
- Despite the distance, the family wasn't completely left out of the joyous occasion.
- It was a very happy and joyous occasion and all went off very well.
- The joyous soldiers prepared to sail home as they imagined the celebrations in their honor.
- It was a joyous occasion for them, as a sizeable crowd watched and cheered them.
- It was a joyous celebration to mark the 60th anniversary since the Second World War ended.
- The committee wish all our supporters a very happy Christmas and a joyous New Year.
- She took a deep breath to clear her mind, and to calm herself, and let out a joyous laugh.
- She was so happy and our most joyous wedding day was getting nearer and nearer.
- It can be a fascinating and joyous thing as well, the coming together of different cultures.
- It was a joyous occasion and oh so different from the season end 12 months ago.
- Both will be having a joyous time crashing up, down and across waves.
- There was no joyous celebration, no leaping up and down and waving arms in the air.
- They could have done this at home, but then they would have missed the joyous atmosphere of this happy place!
- The hall was full of the laughter of the courtiers and the joyous melody of the band.
- I find it at times joyous and at others, the most hellish job in the world.
- Christmas time is a joyous season meant to spread happiness around the world.
- I take the mandolin from the wall and do a few strums in joyous celebration.
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