In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(large number)a multitude of sth
- due to a multitude of problems — debido a innumerables / múltiples problemas
- Colourful multitudes thronged the traffic-congested streets, poring over programmes, posters and booking kits.
- The human being is very complex, with a great multitude of factors influencing his or her life.
- To be ‘developed’ has little to do with skyscrapers, multitudes of shopping malls and myriad fast-food chains.
- It would only be a blind man who did not notice the multitudes of Gucci, Louis Vuitton, diamonds and designer this and that adorning a larger than average proportion of the population.
- Today the seas teem with multitudes of creatures comprising hundred of thousands of species.
- To even imply that is to insult the mind-set and values of those faceless multitudes who flock to the cinema halls every other day and make or mar the fortunes of many a film.
- Whenever the pope visits a foreign country, multitudes throng the site for hours, even days, before he arrives.
- The centre piece is the Victoria Falls in Livingstone which has so far played host to multitudes of tourists visiting the city.
- The images from Spain of the multitudes out on the streets on Friday, interspersed with scenes from the day before, had the same universal quality.
- He walks even faster, and soon breaks into a trot as multitudes of rats swarm from sewers, basements, vacant lots, and abandoned cars.
- We never realize that the multitudes of rural women who risk losing their house and family property in giving birth to extra babies may be, to a degree, doing the country a public service.
- The fawning multitudes elbowed each other behind barricades to catch a 10-second glimpse of a lady who would say little, do nothing, and contribute even less.
- Walking along the path, we appreciated the flourishing bamboo that surrounded the multitudes of deep green water pools stocked with small fish.
- The website, which will never win prizes for design, now earns its creator an estimated $1 million a year and attracts vast multitudes of visitors every day.
- ‘It's always about the music,’ he says, when I ask if he prefers the solitude of the recording studio or the multitudes in the concert hall.
- The organisation realised the seriousness of a massive problem faced by the country - the growing multitudes of illiterate children.
- Upon journeying the length and breadth of my home land, and discovering little in way of palatable variation, I turned my attention to the multitudes of foreign possibilities.
- I was astonished to see multitudes of people in the streets and a score of new buildings.
2archaic, literary(crowd)multitud femininemuchedumbre feminine
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