In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(boggy area)llanura anegadiza feminine
2(high exposed area)páramo masculine British(covered with heather) brezal masculine
- I was dreaming of gardens of primrose and moors covered with heather and cottages with honeysuckle over the door.
- Hills, valleys, moors, and forests across the whole of the British Isles provided varying resources for local human communities.
- The open moors and heaths were another source for other varieties of plants, especially berries, as well as providing areas for sheep and goat grazing.
- Its landscape of mountains, rugged cliffs, lakes, moors, beaches and bays are ideal for a week's swimming, canoeing, boating, fishing and walking.
- On the open moor, skylarks were in the nesting season; I saw several at close range, and heard them overhead almost without ceasing.
- The heather on the moors was in full bloom and although there was an autumnal edge to the air the day was almost perfect.
- Tonight again snow falls on the mountains and moors.
- Also expect a varied landscape with gentle green hills in the south, and more rugged mountains and moors in the north.
- Small streams are common on many moors and upper river catchment areas.
- This is fabulous walking country, a land of far horizons and rare tranquillity with vast areas of rounded hills and heather moors.
- What right have we to deny our children and grandchildren the right to enjoy the hills, dales and moors as we have done?
- Summer ended and the moors were soon covered with snow.
- Judges said his farm was in a beautiful location, with an impressive mix of open moor, meadows and other pasture.
- More than 300 hectares of moorland will be replanted to restore the moors to their natural beauty.
- From last Sunday, parts of England introduced open access to the moors with some 80 per cent of the newly available land made up of rare heather moorland.
- This wide extent of habitats includes upland moors, grassy or boggy open areas in forests and damp grasslands and traditionally managed hayfields particularly in river valleys.
- I move the bees to the heather on the moors when it flowers in August.
- Childhood trips to the east coast weren't complete unless my little brother and I caught a glimpse of the steam train across the heather moors.
- The hamlet is home to about 30 people who take their drinking water from a spring high on the moors above the valley - a source used for centuries.
- The moors are a huge open, treeless upland area covered in heather whose purple flowers can be seen from space when they bloom in late August.
- In this event the expedition will haul up the boat on shore or moor it in a safe bay, and then trek to the nearest settlement or air-strip.
- It submitted an application in September to build a floating pontoon, which would allow it to moor boats.
- When conditions are good I like to make a day of it, mooring the boat in front of the lighthouse and climbing ashore with a picnic or even a barbecue between dives.
- The group will meet Cromarty Firth Port Authority later this month to discuss options for mooring the vessel.
- He sees a market for Americans to moor their boats in Mexico year round as well as transient boaters.
- There is enough space at the venue for 550 limousines, quay space to moor yachts and a heli-pad nearby.
- New homes overlook the seafront, and there are hundreds of boats moored in the marina that is the envy of every other seaside resort in Britain.
- Greece offers a number of popular destinations for mooring your yacht.
- Some members have purchased their own boats and the club staff helps to wash, repair and look after the maintenance of all the boats moored at the marina.
- Some huge liners towered over other smaller boats, and there were also a few Navy ships moored a bit further out.
- Mr Foley said the accommodation complex had an added attraction for boat owners who would be able to moor their vessels close to home.
- The first phase of the development, a 50-berth marina, will provide a safe and secure area for boat-owners to moor their vessels all year round.
- Similar licences were granted to a number of individual owners to place moorings and to moor boats at various locations in the same general area.
- There is also a place for sailing enthusiasts to moor their boats.
- On the foredeck lies a large anchor with a coil of rope for mooring the boat.
- The missing man had been a regular customer at the pub since he first moored his boat at Avoncliff a week before.
- They said the new pier requires additional lighting to make it reasonably safe for them to moor their vessels.
- If you have a boat, moor it securely or move it to a designated safe place.
- The crew moors the boat and everyone goes ashore to a restaurant set up under palm trees with rough tables and benches.
- The only sign of civilisation was an ancient taverna wedged on the rocks, and so we moored the boat and headed in for lunch.
1moro masculinemora feminine
- From the Arabs and Moors come stuffed vegetables and the use of dried fruits and pine nuts.
- He adds that the town of Tekrur was a market where the Moors exchanged wool, glass and copper for slaves and gold.
- Gibraltar was besieged, in 1309, and retaken from the Moors by Alonzo de Guzman.
- Spain does not deny its occupation by the Muslim Moors.
- When the Moors conquered most of the known world in the eighth century, they used a special technique to aid their cause.
- His dynastic heritage was firmly based on the intolerant expulsion of both the Jews and the Moors from Spain in 1492.
- In 711 the Moors invaded Spain and conquered it in five years.
- This is the oldest quarter of Granada, the haven to which the Moors fled when the Christians conquered the city, and for centuries it was the poorest.
- The Moors invaded Spain in the eighth century, and much of the Spanish language derives from Arabic.
- The Moors infused an exotic orientalism into Spanish culture which exercised a deep influence even after their final expulsion in the 15th century.
- Andalucia is where the Moors first set foot in Spain and remained the longest, until their eventual expulsion from Cadiz in 1262.
- The Moors ruled all of Spain for three centuries, and Andalusia until nearly 1500.
- The North African tribes who conquered Spain were commonly known as Moors.
- So Leonardo grew up with a North African education under the Moors and later travelled extensively around the Mediterranean coast.
- Muslims (in particular Moors from Spain) may well have been among the early explorers.
- The coastal belt south of Oporto has been producing wine since Portugal gained independence from the Moors in the 10th century.
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