In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(direction)nor(d)esteNor(d)estenortheast by east/north — nor(d)este cuarta al este/norte
- To the north-east, the town of Menindee on the banks of the Darling River has a population of around 1,000.
- Avoid the rocky outcrops, and when you reach approximately the 550-metre contour line, bear round to the east and then the north-east until you arrive at the steep slope which leads onto the wide summit ridge.
- And she knew exactly where it came from, from an area about three hundred and fifty miles to the north-east of that area, and they'd been collecting seeds and using them for food.
- It crashed into a wooded area about 3km north-east of the town.
- Aramac is about an hour north-east of Longreach.
- Centred early yesterday over mountainous south-western Georgia, the storm was expected to weaken to a tropical depression within hours and curve back toward the north-east.
- One of the most problematic wind directions is from the north-east, wiping out many dive sites along the south coast and also on the northern side of the peninsula.
- Walvis Bay is linked by rail and road to the rest of country and to the land-locked countries to the east and north-east of Namibia.
- The remodelled house occupies a corner plot, facing north-east towards the hills of the Parque Metropolitano.
- ‘We hope that the opening of the fifth site will make it easier for people, particularly those living to the north-east of York, to travel into the city centre,’ he said.
- The main body lies roughly to the north-east, though I advise against using a compass.
- It then runs along the motorway north to Penrith before swinging north east to Langwathby and running down to the north-east of Appleby and Brough to the A66 at South Stainmore.
- Many of the semi-detached houses to the north-east of the town centre were built for Vickers' workforce.
- First, it faces north-east, the worst direction.
- A wander north-east will take you to Tate Modern.
- It has a magnificent site at the top of the island's hill, looking down towards the village and offering views of Mykonos to the north-east, Paros to the east and Los to the south.
- He said there were several other accidents on the ring road, and others on the B1225 York-Wetherby road and on the A64 to the north-east of York, but within the city boundary.
- So, here I am in Horton Heath, to the north-east of Southampton and just east of Eastleigh where I lived from 1992 to 1995.
- He sent them off between the Sky and the Earth, one to the south, another to the east, another to the north-east.
- As you walk there are views down Bowenvale Valley, and across Christchurch to Pegasus Bay in the east, and the Kaikoura mountains to the north-east.
- Tucked away in the far north-east, wedged between the borders of Bhutan, Burma and Tibet, Arunachal Pradesh is India's newest and least-known state.
- St Abbs is a fishing village in the north-east, just south of the Scottish border, which has become justifiably very popular with divers.
- The best-preserved section of Roman wall is in the north-east of the town, along the Rue de la Citadelle.
- The ruling body for women's soccer down south celebrated their centenary in 1999 and can look back on a stunning history where women's teams in the north-east once attracted tens of thousands of spectators.
- Alan Shearer was named the north-east's footballer of the year while Hartlepool's Ritchie Humphreys was named the Nationwide League player of the year but it was Dolan who picked up arguably the top honour.
- A loose travelling circus built around a nine-piece band, the Rolling Thunder Revue sucked any number of guests into its orbit as it worked its way around the American north-east.
- One of the test areas was in the east and north-east of Scotland, and the other was in Coventry in Warwickshire in the middle of England.
- But sporadic fighting continues between militiamen, rebels and government troops in the lawless north-east.
- He had been due to travel to Tripoli on a connecting flight from Heathrow yesterday afternoon, after taking the British Midland flight to the capital from the north-east.
- Although Aberdeen's retail fate is far from unique, its rich oil economy and position as regional capital of the north-east has fuelled a greater commercial concentration than in similar sized cities.
- Bill Maynard, one of Urban Splash's directors, moved to Liverpool from the north-east 20 years ago.
- I can't explain it: but then, students of the literature emanating from the chilly north-east have always had the same trouble.
- At first this was confined to the older industrial regions of the north-east, Scotland, and South Wales.
- Some schools stayed closed yesterday and airlines struggled to catch up as the US north-east plowed out after the powerful weekend snowstorm that piled snow nearly four feet deep in places.
- The north-east of England is a land where uplands and lowlands meet, and are never far apart.
- Despite the withdrawals and 1,500 job losses, the talk in the bars and offices of the north-east is upbeat as the North Sea beckons this new wave of explorers.
- Forecasts for the US north-east, the world's largest heating oil market, showed frigid temperatures this week that could add pressure to already thin stockpiles.
- Screening for women aged between 50 and 64 was introduced in the Eastern Health Board region, the midlands and the north-east.
- David has been a chef for nearly 12 years, training at Darlington College in his native north-east after leaving school.
- The north-south divide is emphasised by the fact that directors in the north-east and East Midlands also get up to 12 per cent below the average.
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