In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Tensions were exacerbated by the discovery that the rivers of Australia were rather different from the rivers of the motherland.
- So why did I come to the motherland to publicly declare that I am willing to abandon liberalism.
- Well, martyrs always receive the highest honour especially if they lose their life defending their motherland.
- And when the children reached a certain age, we were all whisked off back to the motherland 8 months a year for boarding school.
- We shall not shrink from making any sacrifice to guard and protect every inch of our beloved motherland.
- Finally, at the end of the 1970s, Chechens were allowed to return to their motherland.
- But Rudi was having too much fun, and it would be decades before he would consider a return to his motherland.
- He devoted his life, blood and sweat to the well-being of the motherland and the nation.
- But the distance hasn't lessened their love for their motherland.
- As I type this, I am back in the motherland, England, for a week.
- In his letters, he reportedly said that he would like to come back to the motherland and serve the nation.
- The feeling then was that I was returning to my motherland.
- He said that July 1 was a joyful day for the entire Chinese race as it marked the reunification of Hong Kong with the motherland.
- Wu has returned to the culture of his motherland, China.
- Both of his offspring now reside in their motherland, Germany.
- When the country is invaded by enemies, the nation's leader will call on everyone to protect the motherland.
- But when he goes home to his motherland, Armenia, it's quite a different story.
- Traditionally, the attitude toward the motherland among Russian speakers abroad has been complex.
- What is obvious also is that Gupta is a fan of his motherland's food.
- They are shown as noble and selfless defenders of the motherland despite the reality which sees them plagued by corruption and incompetence.
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