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
- The numbers of Mormon missionaries and converts will double in the next fifteen years.
- The bulk of the missionaries who came to Zambia long ago came from Europe.
- A short time later, European Catholic missionaries settled in Lebanon and began schools there.
- Spanish colonizers and Franciscan missionaries had established themselves in New Mexico by 1598.
- The missionaries established schools as a principal method of teaching and preaching.
- A number of the foremost pioneer missionaries to these islands also served in Australia.
- The Roman Catholic church of Spain sent Jesuit missionaries to subdue and civilize the Paraguayan natives.
- American Protestant missionaries arrived in Korea in the nineteenth century.
- Christianity, first introduced by missionaries, has largely replaced traditional Inuit religious practices.
- Entrepreneurs, church missionaries, and the British colonial government officers soon arrived thereafter.
- Christian missionaries came as well, drawn by the large numbers of prospective converts.
- He spent the next seven years as a missionary to the Indians at Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
- He was born in India to parents who were missionaries for the Plymouth Brethren.
- Hardly a week goes by without reports of aid workers or missionaries being killed.
- My parents are missionaries and have travelled the world since before I was born.
- During the seventeenth century, French Jesuit missionaries converted many of the Iroquois to Catholicism.
- Christianity was introduced by missionaries in the nineteenth century.
- Nutrition in the area is poor but missionaries of the Sacred Heart have set up a school feeding scheme.
- In 1924 the first Catholic missionaries arrived on the plateau.
- Yet how many Christians today give even a tenth to support pastors, evangelists and missionaries?
1misioneromissionary zeal — celo apostólico
- the missionary position — la postura del misionero
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