In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarymarcha feminineSherman's march through Georgia — el avance / la marcha de las tropas de Sherman a través de Georgia
- the Long March — la Larga Marcha
- the capital is three days' march from here — la capital está a tres días de marcha de aquí
- they were on the march before sunrise — ya estaban en camino antes del amanecer
- to steal a march on sb — ganarle por la mano a algn
- The twin counterpoint battles of Imphal and Kohima at Burma's gateway to India comprised long marches through dense jungles by both sides.
- The afternoon's celebrations included a march down to the ferry launching site, the walking group led by piper Bill Jackson.
- They aim to reach the Pole in 65 days, by which time they will have covered twice the distance trekked by Hadow in his march to the North Pole.
- Route marches, drill and shooting practice helped mould this assortment of keen amateurs filled with patriotic pride into a professional fighting force.
- For instance, as they begin their march, the mood in the army of Shalya, one of the first to start to join the war, is one of celebration.
- It's important to have a plan for that time, but also to break the march into manageable pieces.
- The trumpet shaped flowers are widely accepted as being a symbol of the Orange Order, and members wear the lily with pride on their sashes during marches.
- It was from here, that 28,000 of the prisoners were taken, towards the end of the War, on what came to be known, as the death marches.
- The travel was slow and easy, though the men kept a steady rhythm in their march, their minds dwelling on their families back home.
2Musicmarcha femininemilitary/bridal march — marcha militar/nupcial
- With their use of tone rows and dense counterpoint these pieces should dispel any ideas that Ives's music is just about jaunty marches and musical borrowings.
- My short program music is a medley of marches by John Philip Sousa.
- Instead the music becomes a jaunty march, of the sort that would have been associated with the armies of revolutionary France.
- One hears the strong link to the brass band marches of early New Orleans.
- The orchestra ended its current tune, and instantly began a mournful march.
- Beethoven's seven-movement Serenade begins and ends with an unpompous march.
- Funeral marches abound in Mahler, and they don't always mean literal death.
- He is a composer of a number of military marches and made arrangements of traditional Turkish songs.
- It will include waltzes, marches, operetta, Neapolitan songs and Irish classics.
- In the second movement - the funeral march - musical iconography impinges on performance.
- I'm listening to some of the Nazi marches Arnie used to listen to.
- I may have listened to the slow movement funeral march too many times to really hear it.
- It is now a permanent part of classical popular music, in the same way as the waltzes of Strauss or the marches of Sousa.
- The band's repertoire includes marches and hymns, music from the shows, orchestral music and popular music.
- There follows a mournful Largo second movement that is, in effect, a funeral march.
- The rhythm isn't really a waltz or a march, but rather a stumbling sort of gait, indicative of what was to come in the next few years.
- My only thought about the march so far is that it's not a march in the direct Mahlerian sense.
- Soprano Rosalind Sutherland sings in the New Year with an excellent selection of arias, polkas, marches and waltzes from Strauss.
- I'm not sure that eschewing the incipient vulgarity of the two marches by Wagner is entirely a good thing, though!
- The Normandy Band of the Queen's Division provided a full range of music from marches to the stirring Post Horn Gallop.
3(demonstration)marcha (de protesta) femininea peace march — una marcha por la paz
- A police officer caught on video repeatedly bashing a protester walking, just walking, in the front line of a march.
- The often violent reactions of the government to civil rights marches is no less an example of right wing violence.
- I will still go on the anti-war marches, but I wonder if I will ever return to my local anti-war comrades - I have drifted from them too.
- The curtains flapping from the broken windows led to rumours of white flags and peace marches.
- The big anti-war marches encapsulated a cynical mood and a sense of disengagement - and these are hardly ideal sentiments on which to build a mass movement.
- Most of the marches in Wellington go to parliament.
- The crackdown on street marches was also very controversial.
- I wanna stand up for my rights, attend marches, and create bills of rights without being seen as a troublemaker.
- At one point, the film follows several of the tour's dancers watching a march by the AIDS activist group ACT UP.
- And, unlike other marches, this one will also propose solutions, rather than simply ranting against the war machine.
- The methods they used to advance their case were various: petitions, representations, street marches and fasts.
- I hope there will be marches and prayers for peace until the threat of war recedes.
- Indeed, they used to hold marches against them.
- There would be no threats of boycotts; there would be no marches; there would be no high-toned talk.
- He was also involved in the policing of presidential and Royal visits, marches and sectarian rioting.
- This one pops up in pamphlet after pamphlet at leftist marches and gatherings; it is taught to many black college students.
- Early predictions indicate that the marches look set to become by far the largest demonstration of trade union muscle in decades.
- They not to have a glimmer of understanding that they live in a democracy and whether we go to war is decided ultimately by parliament not by marches on the street or strongly held opinions.
- Last weekend, the left held large antiwar marches in Washington, San Francisco and elsewhere.
- He brings a deep commitment to civil rights, nurtured in marches in Mississippi while a college student.
4(progress)masculine pasomasculine avance
- To say that we should merely accept it as inevitable, as part of the march of history, as an inescapable part of the zeitgeist, is to accept descent into degradation.
- Much of his affection for the South stemmed from his belief that it was a haven from the onward march of modern industrial progress.
- Every few centuries, the steady march of change meets a discontinuity, and history hinges on that moment.
- Why is the steady march of science and technology in these areas a problem?
- History is certainly not a rational process nor is it a progressive march towards a harmonious consummation.
- Is the will so powerful as to counter the onward march of something inevitable?
- The steady march of technological advancement should solve that problem, however.
- Many others have written about New Zealand history as though the steady march forward by the State equated with progress.
- Even the relentless march of performance progress has lost its edge, with the increasing bland commercialisation of the enthusiast market.
- However, instead of a steady march of discovery and triumph, reason has led us to believe there are limits to achievement.
- As the march of history progresses, however, traditions change.
- So the Manifesto pushed a heavily progressive income tax as one of ten key ways to undermine the market order and advance the march toward socialism.
- It seems as inevitable as the relentless march of time.
- But so inevitable is the march of events that this is all it seems, a tweak.
- It understands rile future not as simply a repetition of today or as the inevitable march of progress.
- This information was celebrated by the media as the inevitable forward march of progress.
- That's why the steady march toward a more liberal newsroom is so puzzling.
- Physics Today will continue to follow the progress of fusion's march toward maturity.
- Whatever goes wrong in our lives or the world, the march of progress continues regardless.
- Which is possibly a good reason why it's taken longer for gays to progress in the march towards equality.
1(troops) marcharwhen Saddam marched into Kuwait — cuando Saddam invadió Kuwait
- they marched past the visiting dignitaries — desfilaron ante los dignatarios visitantes
- quick march! — de frente ¡mar(chen)!
- time marches on — el tiempo pasa
- the protesters marched on the Capitol — los manifestantes se dirigieron al Capitolio
- to march for peace — tomar parte en una marcha por la paz
2(stride)she marched into the office and started shouting — entró con paso firme a la oficina y se puso a gritar Latin America
- he marched up to the referee — se dirigió resueltamente hacia el árbitro
1hacer marcharobligar a caminarthe prisoner was marched in — hicieron entrar al prisionero
- they marched him off to prison — se lo llevaron preso
1(borderlands)zona fronteriza femininemarca feminine
- West of the Severn valley and the north midland plain is the Welsh Marches, classic hill and vale country with small areas of upland separated by deeply incised valleys.
- Set on the Welsh Marches beneath Lancashire, its name comes from the Latin for Place of the Legions.
- Similarly, Philip Stott, emeritus professor of biogeography at the University of London, points out that in AD1200 Britain was so warm that the Normans made wine in the Welsh Marches.
- The border Marches were renamed the Middle Shires and the border laws replaced with ‘Jeddart Justice’, where summary executions were common.
- The Despensers were engaged in empire-building in the Welsh Marches, Roger's own part of the world.
- The strength of Chester's connections with Liverpool and with Wales and the Marches contrasts with the relative weakness of those to the east and south-east.
- The plague in Wales and the Marches were as pitiless as elsewhere.
- Wroxeter's main street was formed by the road running north-south along the Welsh Marches, linking the fortresses of Caerleon and Chester.
- This border region, the Marches, is a stretch of pasture-land much broken by hills, woods, and twisting rivers.
- Upon the death of Walter de Lacy in 1241 his two granddaughters became heiresses to his lands and lordships in England, the Welsh Marches, and Ireland.
- Educated at Shrewsbury (his father being lord president of the Council in the Marches of Wales) and at Christ Church, Oxford, he was devoted to study.
- He was sent with his mother to Ludlow in 1473 to be titular ruler of Wales and the Welsh Marches, staying there for much of the rest of his father's reign.
- With landed influence now increasingly concentrated in crown hands, the council of Arthur, prince of Wales, at Ludlow, was given greater powers to enforce law and order in the Welsh Marches and English border shires.
1marzo masculinesee also January
- Waiting times are to be cut to six months by March and just three months the following year.
- February and March are the time of year that the area's hare population is most visible.
- In March, Blair asked him to talk the unions out of a damaging strike ahead of the election.
- Work on the site is due to begin at the end of the month and is expected to be completed at the end of March next year.
- In March he was sentenced on both counts to concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
- Whale sharks pass by in late March and early April and the occasional dugong has been seen.
- Work on the premises is set to begin next month with a view to a grand opening in March or April next year.
- I downloaded my email and found the stats for accesses to this site for the month of March.
- Whale shark season is in March and April, though you could get lucky at any time of year.
- Both said that they expected talks would be finished and a deal would be on the table by March or April.
- In March we launched our new conference guide and the response so far has been excellent.
- They flower from March to June and disperse mature seeds from May to July in the second year.
- By March last year almost every city and many small towns had set up local coalitions.
- He is going to be on holiday for a week but will be in a position to file the Report by the 28th March.
- There was a period between October and March when at times we were seven to eight short.
- The best time to prune a fig bush is late February or early March, while it is still dormant.
- In March it gave a final warning that if things did not improve it would consider legal action.
- She says he invited her to his hotel room and that the pair met again the following March in Leeds.
- I gave quite a detailed explanation of pension credit in my column in the March issue.
- We do know, however, that it will be in February or March next year at the earliest.
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