In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It stirs up so many emotions which are still buried just beneath the surface, rather like the landmine that took my foot.
- At the grave risk of committing sacrilege, let's tread some dangerous ground infested with landmines.
- Compared with landmines, unexploded ordnance is not only more visible, but also easier and cheaper to remove.
- Most are the result of roadside bombs, landmines and rocket attacks on military camps.
- Officials say one of the Marines apparently stepped on a huge landmine made of old artillery shells.
- Any additional sponsorship we get will go to Mine Action Group who clear landmines around the world.
- The Vulcan works by firing a projectile at high speed into a landmine, ripping it apart without detonating the explosives.
- None of you were massively keen on the idea of remotely triggered landmines.
- They hit a landmine, and after the explosion, insurgents came at them with small arms fire.
- They have been desperate to avoid setting off an array of landmines with hair triggers.
- The same application could be useful for disposing of unexploded bombs and landmines.
- I couldn't quite hear him because I stepped on a landmine and the explosion has made me deaf.
- The area is still littered with landmines and unexploded ordnance.
- According to Oxfam there are some 50 to 100 victims of landmines and unexploded ordnance every week.
- She has just stepped on a landmine and she is clinging to life.
- It can be placed either on the ground next to the munitions or directed at the landmine mounted on a simple wire frame.
- The archeological team had to be very careful in unearthing the ruins in case a landmine was buried under the surface.
- We had all done a lot of training with explosives and landmines and things.
- A team of experts will travel in May to clear landmines in Cambodia, one of the worst landmine contaminated areas in the world.
- Those that do not explode lie on the ground like landmines, waiting for people to step on them.
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