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 was supposed to contain not a jot of propaganda, to be all sheer art, merrymaking, and the euphoria of proud toil.
- More ceilidh dancing, drinking and merrymaking.
- His earlier genre scenes concentrate on peasants merrymaking or brawling in houses, taverns, or barns.
- Call it the urge to shake a leg or a penchant for merrymaking or an ideal mix of fun and entertainment.
- On Friday the Museum of Richmond hosts Come Forth and Play, a look at engravings of merrymaking, playing Tudor games and making a Nine Men's Morris.
- The hours of merrymaking and celebration had stretched late the night before, and she suspected there would be more than one person who took carris seed before the ceremony.
- For that authentic, sweaty, draft-drenched night-at-the-Commie experience, you're ironically advised to consider the Sidetrack Café for your New Year's merrymaking.
- While our brothers and sisters in Aceh were experiencing a great calamity, some of us were indulging in convivial merrymaking at luxury hotels on New Year's Eve.
- Large inset windows reveal generic scenes of merrymaking inside the pub.
- Little did the complacent Bezirk know that West German accounts of the very same meetings spoke of laughter, merrymaking and private house parties.
- Finally, scholars trace the ‘Santa Claus’ story to an incident in which an intoxicated Saint Nicholas returned home after a winter's night of merrymaking, surprised to find his house keys no longer worked.
- Throughout the European countryside, the culmination of harvest season has always been a cue for thanksgiving and merrymaking, a time to kill the fatted calf, crack open a few bottles, have a dance and get seasonally sloshed.
- Yet the din emanating from the country's corporate boardrooms is not that of clinking champagne glasses and boisterous merrymaking.
- Peals of laughter and merrymaking yelled out through the wood door.
- Christmas trees, lights, candles, trimmings and turkeys will be among the things turning seasonal merrymaking into misery and mayhem for Swindon families over the holiday period.
- Nozomi will bear no grudge; for it detracts from his happiness and capacity for merrymaking.
- I tell them to celebrate widely, and I ask the police not to lock them up just because they are merrymaking.
- Few of us sit down every day, as they do across much of Europe, for a relaxing family meal that could take up to three hours of fun-filled banter and merrymaking to consume.
- After an evening of requisite merrymaking, I eventually summoned forth the energy to stumble out of bed the next day and wander the short distance from my hotel to the event grounds.
- The Ati-atihan festival in honor of Santo Nino, one of the most revered Roman Catholic icons in the Philippines, was stopped, turning merrymaking into mourning for the victims.
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