In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A moat of icy water separates them from civilisation.
- Their models are forts and castles, moats and drawbridges.
- Around the building was a deep moat with crystal sparkling water.
- He cried in a voice that reverberated off the castle walls and sent the water in the moat into a series of ripples.
- The large pond not only provided fresh fish for the city markets but also helped keep the moat around the walls filled with water.
- The moats have since filled in, but the interferometric radar is so subtle that it detects the change in the height of the former banks.
- Besides a moat filled with rain water by way of the castle aqueducts, there were two walls, the lower outer and the higher inner.
- It refers to the competitive advantage that a company has over other firms in its industry; the wider the moat, the more attractive the company.
- Its present appearance, a picturesque ruin surrounded by a wide moat full of water lilies, masks its serious military purpose.
- It had a drawbridge that was not over a moat filled with water, but a chasm that seemed to go to the center of the Earth.
- The products or services that have wide, sustainable moats around them are the ones that deliver rewards to investors.
- There the flowers are surrounded by thick tissue and, in some cases, even a protective moat filled with rainwater or the plants' own secretions.
- She crept up to the base and was not surprised to find the place surrounded by a wide and probably deep moat.
- Think of a castle with a deep moat and a dozen cannon on the turrets.
- For media owners around the globe, China must seem like a golden castle, surrounded by a deep moat full of crocodiles.
- They crushed each other as they swarmed across the moats and ditches between them and the packages.
- The moat was drained of water with only moss growing at the bottom and the outside walls crawling with thorny vines.
- Archers were posted on the walls of the castle, easily able to pick off any enemies that wanted to try their luck at crossing the wide moat.
- I thought of water, like a moat, but that was not possible.
- This would connect the castle to a roadway usually across a moat or ditch.
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