In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(surrounding mansion) jardines masculine(public) parques masculine(public) zona verde feminine
- The setting is glorious, in the shadow of Mount Nephin, surrounded by 150 acres of parkland and woodland that extends to the shores of Lough Conn.
- From here we progress northwards, meeting the outskirts of Milton Keynes the following day - more tidy gardens and open parklands than monstrosity - and have our first pub lunch at the appropriately named Barge Inn.
- If it's a success and chooses to expand, what of the neighbouring trees and parkland?
- At the rear three sets of huge French windows lead to a stunning south-facing colonnaded terrace overlooking 125 acres of parkland and a large swimming pool.
- Other external features include extensive landscaped open spaces adjoining parklands, video intercoms to each unit, underground car parking and a high-speed lift from the car park to all floors.
- In glorious sunshine, the attractive parkland, which features woodland and a lake, was an attractive place to spend a day.
- I wonder if a future U.S. President will open up national parklands to oil drilling.
- Further expansion followed in the next century, with the south wing rebuilt and 900 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.
- Furthermore, changes in treeline can adversely impact some plants and wildlife that depend on open parkland.
- We all want to be near the sandy beaches, overlooking treed gullies, gazing towards mountain backdrops, or within walking distances of rivers, creeks, treed parklands.
- The Mountain Bluebird is the only bluebird that nests in alpine parkland and high elevation open areas.
- The walk will follow paths crossing 1,500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland and is suitable for everyone.
- Originally open parkland on top of a hill, it is covered in a neat array of ornate, almost dreamlike, yet strangely functional Art Nouveau architecture.
- A long oval, it is entirely parkland, with mature trees and an ancient wooden water tower which is now a theatre and observation platform.
- Sometime after AD 73 this was superseded by a palace, built using many exotic imported materials and surrounded by gardens and landscaped parkland.
- Across Britain the National Trust owns over 600,000 acres of parkland - 80 per cent of which is used for grazing by cattle and sheep.
- Plans to build a luxury housing development on open parkland at Burmah Castrol went on display today.
- Norfolk's feral birds haunt lakes and stretches of river in wooded parkland, the Broads and Breckland meres.
- It is set in pleasant parkland with good tree cover and grassed areas running along the riverbank.
- Householders currently enjoy sweeping views across open parkland and across the countryside towards Wroughton.
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