In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(home) palaciego(room) grandiosoyour house is palatial compared with mine — comparada con la mía, tu casa es un palacio
- He relishes an opulent lifestyle with palatial homes in Europe and America, private jets, two yachts and a helicopter.
- He has since acquired his own palatial house within the exclusive resort.
- I was expecting his residence to be of palatial proportions.
- It opens with lush images of the palatial school and grounds, then enters the rarefied world within.
- The tin shacks of the township are within a few hundred metres of palatial houses - rich and poor have become unwilling neighbours.
- He didn't foresee the palatial palaces of today where the punter can see live racing.
- This beautiful and newly renovated hotel was the palatial home of a merchant who in 1898 gambled the house away in a game of cards.
- But this fine basin has not been bought for one of the region's stately homes or the palatial residence of a multi-millionaire.
- When his friend offers a palatial haunted house close to his workplace totally free of cost to stay, he clinches the offer without a second thought.
- Alone and friendless in the bowels of one of his many palatial hideouts he must still, surely, nurse his grandiose ambitions.
- And it means living in palatial houses with exquisite tile, granite or marble flooring and owning plush cars.
- ‘All this,’ as he calls it, gesturing around his palatial if spartan study.
- Already newfangled buildings and palatial houses mimicking every form of modern architecture have come up on former farmlands.
- He also owns a palatial home in Srinagar, apart from numerous apartments in choice New Delhi location.
- The mausoleum is part of a vast complex with a main gateway, garden, mosque, guesthouse and several other palatial buildings.
- According to reports, the palatial home - situated just 10 miles from Cape Town - is already in hot demand..
- This is a man with millions and four fancy cars standing outside his palatial home!
- The road even links that palatial governor's mansion to the even more majestic river.
- He offers Brandon a big salary increase and a palatial apartment if he will re-locate and work for him.
- Although I moaned, my bedsit was palatial compared with those of most of my friends, who lived in pokey, badly partitioned flats in Rathmines.
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