In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- And what should be made of the cross surmounting the orb?
- Last came the delivery of the sceptre and the orb.
- Edward's is the first English royal seal to survive; the image of the king in majesty, enthroned with orb and sceptre, was borrowed from German models.
- We were taught the symbolism of the orb and sceptre, a simultaneous lesson in civics and history.
- This is a rare example of a once popular print and presents a traditional representation of the monarch with crown, orb and sceptre, the instruments of monarchical power.
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- She looked into his eyes again, pale grey orbs that look almost white.
- Each egg was carefully marked, in pencil, with the date of laying so, when the rubbery shelled orbs were extracted, a memory of summer days was present.
- He was gazing at me through squinting grey eyes, rather than deep brown orbs.
- She had pierced ears, too (which I didn't), displaying gold orbs which glowed in the soft light.
- These images are courtesy of Rebekah Ford, who managed to get much better photos of the orbs than I did.
- The 13 investigators used cameras and video equipment to search for ghouls on Friday night and captured images of glowing orbs and strange mists.
- Sometimes I get busted, I blush and avert my orbs.
- Atop the neck's silver rings was a necklace of four orbs of different color: blue, red, green and violet.
- The faster the water flowed, the faster the orb rotated and not just in one direction either.
- The orb, which weighs about 50 kg, would have caused serious damage if it had hit somebody.
- Justin fired twice into the knob and was reassured as the golden orb dropped away from the door.
- Then the large orange blossoms appear and eventually turn into small round orbs.
- In the center of the vault was a pedestal, and on top of the pedestal was a spherical crystalline orb with some kind of necklace, or talisman beside it.
- On the summit of the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey in London, 195 feet above the ground stands the goddess Justitia upon a golden orb.
- Just by looking into those soulful orbs, I saw that this grizzled woodsman carried the weight of the modern world on his shoulders.
- But for the dog, each and every brandishment of the fuzzy orb produces the same wondrous glee.
- Emma felt uneasy under the close observation of those pale blue orbs and hastily looked away.
- The giant orb plopped onto the path of an oncoming ferry and bobbed around like some wayward kind of multicoloured buoy.
- The photographs we have taken also reveal orbs of light.
- As the white orb expanded over me, I saw another world entirely inside.
- The orb sits on your office desk and glows a quiet yellow.
- At the right, a turquoise orb rises above a glyphlike marking of black diamond shapes with arm-like appendages set against a purple ground.
- The green orbs glimmered gently in the pale moonlight, giving off an enigmatic appearance.
- As it repeatedly rises from the floor to the ceiling, the big orb appears primal, hypnotic and definitely seductive.
- When he has the orbs, he finally has the ability to get back at all the people he thinks harmed him, and is just completely driven by hate.
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