In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1misionero masculinemisionera femininehe is a medical missionary — es médico misionero
- Hardly a week goes by without reports of aid workers or missionaries being killed.
- Spanish colonizers and Franciscan missionaries had established themselves in New Mexico by 1598.
- He spent the next seven years as a missionary to the Indians at Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
- The numbers of Mormon missionaries and converts will double in the next fifteen years.
- He was born in India to parents who were missionaries for the Plymouth Brethren.
- A number of the foremost pioneer missionaries to these islands also served in Australia.
- During the seventeenth century, French Jesuit missionaries converted many of the Iroquois to Catholicism.
- American Protestant missionaries arrived in Korea in the nineteenth century.
- Christianity was introduced by missionaries in the nineteenth century.
- Entrepreneurs, church missionaries, and the British colonial government officers soon arrived thereafter.
- The missionaries established schools as a principal method of teaching and preaching.
- The bulk of the missionaries who came to Zambia long ago came from Europe.
- The Roman Catholic church of Spain sent Jesuit missionaries to subdue and civilize the Paraguayan natives.
- Christian missionaries came as well, drawn by the large numbers of prospective converts.
- Nutrition in the area is poor but missionaries of the Sacred Heart have set up a school feeding scheme.
- A short time later, European Catholic missionaries settled in Lebanon and began schools there.
- Yet how many Christians today give even a tenth to support pastors, evangelists and missionaries?
- Christianity, first introduced by missionaries, has largely replaced traditional Inuit religious practices.
- In 1924 the first Catholic missionaries arrived on the plateau.
- My parents are missionaries and have travelled the world since before I was born.
1misioneromissionary zeal — celo apostólico masculine
- the missionary position — la postura del misionero
- What must it have been like in the heady days of Paul's missionary work there?
- Yes, the church has certainly had a vision like that and most missionary traditions have had those hopes.
- The European Christian Mission is celebrating one hundred years of missionary activity.
- There is a direct connection between the presence of missionary zeal in members and their regular presence in worship.
- The general area is well worth visiting, having various historical sites that recall early missionary effort.
- Morals and good habits were also an important subject for charts and an integral part of missionary education.
- Theorizing about biblical translation was often undertaken and emerged within the framework of missionary practice.
- And to this day fluoridation is still pursued with missionary fervour.
- Perhaps that has been one of the greatest failings of missionary endeavours in Africa over the past 50 years!
- South Sea Islanders were very important in early Protestant missionary activity and most were accompanied by their wives.
- The rich white missionary agencies are making use of the country's poverty and social ills to further their ends.
- For some there was religious missionary zeal in helping those who were less fortunate.
- Why are Christians not more active in missionary endeavours?
- As a result of missionary influence, it has become customary for a woman to cover her hair with a scarf or hat.
- Other conservative Republicans were dismayed by the president's missionary zeal.
- There is a kind of missionary fervor among those participating in the effort.
- So we can assume that he is not burning with missionary zeal to convert Iran to Christianity.
- The choice was left up to him and another Jesuit who had also been tapped for missionary work.
- Liberalism is a missionary faith, and proselytising zeal is not normally conducive to sceptical inquiry.
- Christian missionary activity has taken place since 1797 and has had a great impact on the Tongan culture.
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