In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In addition, native silver showed its shiny face within the copper.
- This unique form of datolite hails from the legendary Lake Superior copper deposits, home to the world's largest occurrence of native copper.
- Most of the minerals present in the conglomerate lodes belong to the same general period of copper mineralization that occurred in all the native copper deposits.
- Other silver minerals reported were native silver, argentite, freibergite, and hessite.
- Some of the turquoise from their mine contains limonite intergrown with thin layers of native gold.
- A large sheet of native copper marks the entrance to the gallery.
- In the silver case, there is a particularly fine featherlike dendrite of native silver from the La Nevada mine, Chihuahua, Mexico.
- The most spectacular inclusions are bands of native copper that are in and follow the chalcedony concentric banding of the agate.
- Associated minerals are native gold, lead, and zinc.
- The major mineral species of silver are native silver and acanthite, but kuestellite and electrum are present.
- There are also reliable reports of native mercury found at the mine.
- Acanthite is also found there included in gypsum with native silver.
- Rich ores locally containing abundant native silver were mined at numerous localities in New Mexico.
- The most spectacular inclusions are bands of native copper that parallel the concentric banding of the agate.
- The copper contains many angular molds of calcite crystals and even a small group of native silver crystals; the matrix is a mineralized basalt.
- Microscopic examination of datolite nodules from a number of localities shows that native copper is probably the most common impurity.
- Gold most commonly occurs as a pure metal called native gold or as a natural alloy with silver called electrum.
- It is reported from several localities on the Faroes, such as Suduroy, where it occurs with mesolite and native copper.
- Production through 1572 was primarily native silver and chlorargyrite.
- The simplest ore minerals are the native metals in which the mineral is composed of a single element.
1.1(of or by birth)(country/town) natal(language) maternohis native land — su tierra natal
- a native speaker of English — un hablante nativo de inglés
- He has also been chosen to be a member of several prestigious art associations in his native Austria.
- The babies were globetrotting before they were even born as Maeve was pregnant with them when she and Ronan decided to move back to their native Cork city for the births.
- But the man whose lack of education has barred him from effective lordship is, by birth, Anglo-Irish, and not native Irish at all.
- Despite being raised from birth as a native new yorker to hate LA, Marissa doesn't.
- The project will enable 14 family units or individuals to enjoy a good standard of accommodation, proximate to all facilities and close to their native communities.
- With his latest documentary, he examined the demolition of some urban slums which led to more homelessness in his native India.
- The harshness of both their native Sahara and their recent history comes through in the raw, hypnotic rhythms and guitar licks that are the backbone of their deep-desert blues rock.
- The strongest influence on its native cuisine is Sicilian, although traditional grilled chops and other British specialties are popular, too.
- He defiantly skirted the Italian coastline aboard his luxury yacht, taunting the authorities who had steadfastly refused to allow him to set foot in his native country for more than half a century.
- Argentine by birth, he became famous in his native country for a series of songs in the 1940s, but he also composed symphonic works and pieces for other solo instruments.
- British influence on the wine trade resulted from more complex circumstances than a simple lack of native wines, however.
- This corps was never involved in the brutalities associated with other native police.
- Then - despite the fact they cited their long distance relationship as one of the problems - she refused to leave her native Britain to live permanently with him in Hollywood.
- He is strongly associated with Cambridge, but his native city is London.
- And it's already had a two-year run in its native Japan.
- He also said that the stolen properties were sent to his native village through his associate for disposal.
- She also posed for a 1955 painting in which he depicted her wearing the native dress commonly associated with Kahlo.
- Though in a country renowned world-wide for its sparkling native wit and love of word play, you have to be better than good to make it to the top.
- Because of that freedom, you can gather the fruits of your labor, develop your native qualities, and gain the respect of others.
- She may have been living in Los Angeles for a long time, but she has the native intelligence for the character and never feels out of place.
- That's folk wisdom reflective of the depth of native wit and imagination.
- This extra dose of reality also means the irritating hack's native wit and exemplary patter is no longer enough to get him out of trouble.
- Similarly, I wonder about textual and traditional derivatives that establish the personification sets/traits that we think of as native qualities of an animal.
2.1(indigenous)(animal/plant) autóctonoto be native to sth — ser originario de algo
- it's native to Australia — es originario de Australia
- This genus of cactus is native to the Caribbean and the United States, although Cactoblastis is not.
- The species is native to South Africa, but is now widespread in south-western Australia, being especially abundant on roadsides and wasteland.
- Since American Black ducks are not native to Washington, this decline is not of major conservation concern in our state.
- Others doubt the story because peach trees are not native to the area.
- Both shrub species are native to Germany and are diffuse-porous.
- There are also over 150 illustrations of native trees, common flowering plants and shrubs, as well as many animal species.
- In that time we have planted more than 54,000 native trees and shrubs and reintroduced 88,000 herbaceous plants citywide.
- Recent precipitation patterns bode well for spring growth of alfalfa and native grasses.
- By that criterion, more than a dozen long-nosed fly species are native to southern Africa.
- The cinchona tree is native to the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains in South America.
- The African dwarf clawed frog is native to rain forests of central and western Africa and is a common pet in household aquariums.
- The fires also suppress exotic cool-season grasses and stimulate growth among native grasses.
- Eastern tent caterpillars and wild black cherry trees are native to Central Kentucky.
- Wild ancestors of domestic cattle, donkeys, pigs, dogs and domestic cats were native to North Africa, Southwest Asia and most probably India.
- The tree is native to South America but is widely cultivated throughout the tropics.
- Many species of native shrubs, vines and herbaceous plants were observed along hedgerows.
- This species is native to lakes and streams in the St. Lawrence, Great Lakes, and Mississippi River systems.
- The course is lined with beautiful oak trees, native grasses and plants.
- If a tree is native to the cold, damp forests of Japan or Minnesota, it just won't thrive in a place like Los Angeles.
- The shrub's sheer tenacity makes it difficult to eradicate as it forms dense thickets that retard native trees' growth.
2.2(dated)(art/custom) autóctono(art/custom) indígenato go native — adoptar las costumbres de los nativos / de la gente del país
- The book's author is a historian and geologist who writes of the prehistory of the area, its geologic formation, and its native inhabitants.
- The daily schedule of events includes storytelling, dance performances, and demonstrations of native crafts from throughout the state.
- What is most interesting about this movie is the gradual disappearance of native inhabitants and even of the mountain as backdrop.
- But abstention from meat came naturally to the native inhabitants of India because of the climate.
- In the film a native chief says, ‘We thought we were the only living people in the world.’
- One need only note the permanent structures for sun dances and other native religious ceremonies that can be seen on most reserves.
- Highlights of the day were the native dances and songs and other cultural shows presented by the various groups and the much fun-filled obstacle relay.
- As part of the ceremony a woman was spreading eagle feathers on the crowd, sharing one of the most treasured possessions among native people, a true welcoming gesture.
- It has seemed natural to them that, just as French is the language of France, so English is the native language of the inhabitants of England.
- The island was called Iere, meaning ‘the land of the hummingbird,’ by its native Amerindian inhabitants.
- It is very important to recognize that the start of Canada, as we now know it, was the start of the oppression of the hundreds of nations of native people who are indigenous to here.
- Children at the Church Road school stared in awe as Francis performed some of his native Aborigine dance moves before introducing them to one of the world's oldest cultures.
- Thousands of people came to witness a mass where the pope declared Juan Diego the first indigenous or native saint in the Americas.
- Clothed in elaborate native costumes, Virsky isn't just acrobatic and passionate dance.
- Here, even the tallest local peak, Tirich Mir, is inhabited by fairies, according to native folklore.
- The film is a statement against globalisation and its corrupting influence on the indigenous cultures and even native languages.
- Feeling forced into areas inhabited by other native communities has led to unprecedented conflicts between the Mashco-Piro and the Native Amahuaca community of Santa Cruz.
- After the departure of the Romans from Britain, the native inhabitants retained a semblance of Roman institutions.
- Before the arrival of the Europeans, Guyana was inhabited by several native groups.
- There's an Indian dance called the Kathakali, from her native region of Kerala, that has been an influence on her storytelling.
1(referring to place of birth)he is a native of Texas — es natural / oriundo de Tejas
- she speaks French like a native — habla (el) francés como una francesa / como si fuera su lengua materna
2dated, offensiveAnthropologynativo masculinenativa feminineindígena
3(local)the natives — la gente del lugar
4(plant, animal)the dingo is a native of Australia — el dingo es originario de Australia
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