In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1doliente femininethe mourners reached the grave — el cortejo fúnebre llegó a la tumba
- to be the chief mourner — presidir el duelo
- Mufulira Municipal Council workers blocked roads leading to cemeteries to prevent mourners from burying the dead.
- No, I mean - what would he do if he had all these unwanted relatives and mourners hanging around the house?
- Meanwhile, police have warned mourners attending the funeral that parking in the city centre may be limited.
- Yesterday, his widow, Jane, led about 700 mourners at a funeral at St Mary's Parish Church, just a few hundred yards from the family's home.
- Family servants acted as pallbearers; the mourners were family and friends of the family.
- Hundreds of mourners attended the teenager's funeral last week.
- Almost a thousand mourners attended the funeral, with the local Maori meeting house overflowing for the hour-long service.
- More than 1250 mourners attended Wodehouse's funeral in Edmonton.
- So at a wake, is the focus on the dead or on the mourners?
- At the wake of one of the dead, the mourners were adamant that there had been no fighting between insurgents and marines.
- She says the 200 mourners who attended the service at the crematorium all had special memories of her father.
- The cathedral of St Thomas More in Arlington, Virginia, was packed with mourners for her funeral.
- Meanwhile, more than 300 mourners attended Clare's funeral, at St George's Church, to remember the life of their friend and colleague.
- Her only mourners would be her friends at the Country Home.
- In a series of thoughts written by his family and friends, mourners heard about a man all remembered as fun-loving and sensitive.
- Inside the apartment, his mother wept as she sat on the floor, surrounded by female relatives and other mourners.
- More than 130 mourners attended her funeral in Southampton.
- Afterwards, mourners were invited for refreshments by the nuns.
- In Thailand a person is likely to compose a small cookbook before her or his death, so that it can be distributed as a keepsake to the mourners attending the funeral.
- A Royal British Legion standard bearer was among the many mourners who attended Mrs her funeral.
- The hundreds of mourners who attended Jennifer's funeral mass heard Patricia read the tribute before the service began.
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