In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(country/region) del norte(country/region) septentrional(country/region) norteño(country/region) nortino Peru Chilenorthern England — el norte de Inglaterra
- (in US) the northern states — los estados del norte
- northern Europe — el Norte de Europa
- the Northern Hemisphere — el hemisferio norte / septentrional
- the northern lights — la aurora boreal
- the Northern Territory — el Territorio del Norte
- It is a lovely circuit of Lingmoor Fell, so called because of the abundance of heather on its northern slopes.
- This tour is centred around the small village of Apriltsi, in the northern slopes of the Balkan mountains.
- It was situated towards the northern end of the forest, a mile or so from the outskirts of the town of Lariat.
- In the afternoon, we went on a tour of the United Nations offices, located towards the northern end of the city.
- My own experience with men on the street in northern India is direct.
- Wismar, in northern Germany, is situated on an inlet of the Baltic Sea.
- In reality, it is a long, slightly bent collection of broken reefs surrounding a sheltered lagoon towards the northern end.
- He wrote to the landowner implying that he had also encountered an Early Medieval ditch on one of the lower breaks of slope on the northern face.
- The road was widened and a roundabout installed on the northern end to direct traffic down to Finisklin.
- The northern entrance is situated right next to the recently opened Abbeyleix Manor Hotel.
- Moving towards the northern ward where Devin had curled up earlier she tried to shake him awake but it was no use.
- Spots of snow still lurk on northern slopes while glacial lilies unfurl in patches of sunlight.
- Millions of gallons of water poured through and rushed into the northern suburbs and on towards the city centre.
- Situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is in easy reach of the wonders of nature.
- This is where the green belt begins, the northern slopes rolling down to form the edge of Epping Forest.
- He advocated the idea of a Greater Macedonia, extending towards northern Greece.
- The main public space is placed towards the northern edge of the site.
- More importantly, the Skemp site is situated near the northern edge of this sample area.
- The site chosen is located against the northern slope of the Old Fort in Johannesburg.
- The current situation is that the northern half of Gladstone Road, Russell Road and Palmerston Road are all shared use bays.
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