In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oasis masculinean oasis of peace — un oasis de paz
- In the time of Muhammad, Khaibar was a fertile oasis in the Arabian desert.
- In a critical moment like this, the infusion of Chinese capital is like an oasis in the desert.
- Now surrounded by the homes and businesses of ever-expanding Swindon, it has taken on a new lease of life as an oasis of calm and beauty.
- Located around the semiartificial Lake Pichola, it's an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan.
- This flower was unique, there was only one desert in all of Hotep and only one oasis within that desert.
- In minutes, you could walk from the villagey downtown onto trails that switchbacked up the San Jacinto Mountains to palm oases and towering waterfalls hidden in canyons.
- The creatures inhabited oases dotting a similar desert landscape 250 million years ago, feeding on fish as well as other aquatic tetrapods.
- In an era dominated by speed, frenzy and panic, the pipe - smoker is an oasis of calm.
- The farm is a three-acre oasis in an area of suburban development.
- Because Zambia continues to be an oasis of peace, the nation has become a fertile ground for refugees.
- For those who find many of them too heavily laden with calories, there are the Tunisian dates from the desert oases and elsewhere in the south, as well as numerous other fruits - oranges, lemons, grapes, etc.
- But moments of effective humor are rare oases amidst a desert of painfully unfunny and sophomoric material.
- However Leigh Creek has survived them all and prospered to become an oasis in the desert.
- The collections themselves will be organised thematically, beginning with the physical environment of the Nile valley and the surrounding desert and oases.
- The three had even, with their escorts, ventured out to explore the seascape, finding areas that were truly oases of peace.
- The low desert also has some scattered palm oases, alkaline sinks, desert marshes, and permanent streams.
- In fact, the desert oasis has played host to this event in five of the past six years.
- Much of Uzbekistan's landscape consists of deserts, dry steppes, and fertile oases near rivers.
- Work used to be an oasis of calm where parents, in the past mainly fathers, could gain identity and self-respect.
- The few spurts of humorous dialogue are like, well, an oasis in the desert.
- Go in search of feathered beasties in the deserts, mountains and oases of southern Morocco's kasbah country.
- On the second floor is a hidden oasis which provides a peaceful yet exotic environment.
- But inland, even in areas like the Southeast, which generally scores very low for potential massage mavens, metropolitan areas are oases of tranquility.
- If I had realized I would soon become intimately familiar with one of these little sand-whipped desert oases, I might not have dozed through that particular brief.
- But they grow more liberally, more lushly, in Israel's desert and its urban oases than anywhere else I've seen.
- A short walk out of the centre brings you to the cool stone walls of the cloistered courtyard, a welcome oasis of calm away from the busy city streets.
- The northern part of the country is desert, spotted with oases, where most of the population is concentrated.
- They needed to stay on the pathway that led towards the only oasis in the desert and to the only village strong enough to live in this heat.
- Runners will have to contend with high altitude, desert oases, volcanic peaks, salt flats, gigantic rock gardens and river canyons along with an extremely dry climate with some areas never having recorded rainfall.
- She now lives in Palm Springs, the desert oasis associated with super-rich and wrinkly superstars.
- The grounds of Trinity College are an oasis of calm right in the middle of the city.
- It is here that the upper classes have built a clean, new oasis in a desert of poverty and destruction.
- When they were first introduced, the league tables were an oasis in a desert of information.
- The Bloomsbury area near Russell Square is an oasis of calm near the British Museum.
- To my left on the river a lone fisherman sat rod-straight on his boat, an oasis of calm.
- In a city teeming with traffic and tourists, it is a glorious oasis of calm.
- Lots of cool bridges, rocks and waterfalls make this a small oasis in the concrete jungle.
- The theme parks are ordered oases of calm serving up safe family entertainment.
- As deserts have oases, oceans have islands, and naturalists have found over 60 species of fish which were never documented before 1973.
- Aside from oceanic islands and forest patches, oases may constitute interesting systems to study how regional processes affect local diversity.
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