In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Geographyderrumbamiento de tierras masculinederrumbe de tierras masculinedesprendimiento de tierras masculine
- The team will have to ford huge rivers, canyons and crevices and dodge landslides and rock falls.
- He pushes that stone which starts a landslide and the whole mountain crumbles and flows into the sea.
- The same can be said of rock falls and landslides.
- The doctors thought he had been in some sort of a landslide or a building collapse.
- Rock and landslides have also occurred in other townships in the county as well as in Taichung County, blocking the traffic.
- Troops were deployed in helicopters after landslides and collapsed buildings blocked roads.
- Last Tuesday, a record 37 inches of rain fell, and that triggered collapsed buildings and landslides.
- Over the course of time, landslides, rock movement, and vegetation hid the entrances to the other catacombs.
- In Hocheng district, a remote mountain area, 600 pigs were buried under landslides up to 3m deep.
- There are deep gashes in the roads; some are still blocked by landslides and a major road tunnel to the town has collapsed.
- Many of the landslips and landslides, and the silt that has covered paddocks, are not covered by any form of insurance.
- ‘Rainfall in the mountains means landslides and flooding in the valleys,’ he says.
- These rains are triggering massive landslides and building collapses.
- Kelvin slid down the muddy slope, a landslide of earth, rock and ferns pushing him to the foot of the rise.
- Flash flooding caused bridges to collapse and landslides are blocking roads to devastated coastal villages.
- Torrential rains yesterday collapsed roads and triggered landslides in central Taiwan but failed to relieve the drought in the north.
- As the melting ice weakens the mountains, Switzerland is already experiencing more rockfalls, landslides, and mudflows, but things could get much worse.
- It was also feared that two fishermen were killed when rocks from a landslide fell on their camp at Rocky Bay on the island of Bequia.
- All landslides are therefore forms of mass movement, but not all mass movements are landslides.
- Nicola found herself dodging death as she made her way down Dooncarton Mountain with the landslides tumbling down either side of her.
2Politicsvictoria aplastante femininevictoria arrolladora feminine(majority) aplastante(majority) abrumador(victory) aplastante(victory) arrollador
- There is no need to recount where one candidate has won by a landslide.
- He won by a landslide in the second round of a secret ballot, defeating four other candidates.
- For example, the 1928 election was a landslide victory for the Republicans.
- His landslide election victories, and his personal popularity in Middle England, made him look unassailable.
- I maintain that if any mainstream political party were to embrace the above they would win the next General Election by a landslide.
- He lost the May 15 election by a landslide in rural and urban areas of Ethiopia.
- He also inaugurated his own War on Poverty, winning the 1964 election by a landslide.
- But now we have a Labour Party which actually wins elections - two landslides in a row - and has become very much the party of government.
- He was swept to power as prime minister in 2001 in a landslide election victory.
- The NLD won the 1990 general election by a landslide but has since been blocked from coming to power.
- His popularity ensured he won by a landslide in the 1998 presidential elections.
- But despite his remorseless pursuit, the talks died with Labour's second election landslide victory.
- Labour looks set to secure a landslide election victory, according to a snap poll in Bolton.
- He won a landslide election victory earlier this year on the themes of clean government and a more tolerant society.
- He was imprisoned a year before the NLD won a landslide election victory in 1990 only to be denied power by the generals.
- A dead George Washington would win by a landslide against any opposing candidate.
- As a direct result, the Labor government was defeated by a landslide in the 1996 elections.
- He acted more like a despot after his landslide election victory in 1997.
- After that, she stood for the school board elections, and won by a landslide.
- In other words, Labour would have had a landslide election victory in 1997 even if no tactical vote had been cast.
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