In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1monumento masculinemonument to sb/sth — monumento a algn/algo
- We certainly ought to have the most impressive, beautiful monument to mark the tragedy, but I think you have space for both, the buildings and the monument.
- And plans are now in place to erect a monument to celebrate their achievements.
- The nearby beach where the toddler loved to play has also been renamed after him and locals want to erect a marble monument to the youngster.
- The second type of tomb was erected as a monument to honour the dead and to preserve their memory.
- The passengers erected a monument to honour him.
- They begin with the proposal to erect a monument to a famous figure.
- Once there a top New York sculptor will work the stone into a fitting monument to be given pride of place within the new gardens.
- Battle of Britain survivors yesterday launched a project to raise funds for a monument to commemorate their historic actions.
- A large monument was erected on the battlefields to commemorate their bravery and their strength to serve to their fullest.
- In 1889 a monument to him was erected at the location of his execution.
- A dream of erecting a monument to the Battle of Britain is now one step closer after fundraisers hit the halfway mark £600,000.
- Long after the artist's death, the King opposed the Royal Academy's proposal of 1805 to erect a monument to Reynolds at St Paul's.
- He said the memorial would be a monument to Corrie's courage and sacrifice for peace and justice in Palestine.
- After the war, a new village was built nearby and the tragedy was commemorated by a monument and a memorial rose garden.
- The winner of a design for a monument to commemorate the signing of the Freedom Charter in Kliptown is to be announced today in the township.
- The monument was erected on September 12 1993 and is a memorial to the talented performer who lived and worked in the area.
- It is a scandal that there is no official monument to commemorate the contribution of women in the Second World War.
- When we erect monuments and memorials as a public tribute to specific events, they begin to reshape our memories.
- After his death, the Athenians honored his memory with a statue, and a monument to him was erected in his own country.
- The media could publicise the event and help provide additional funding for a worthwhile monument to enhance York's beauty.
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