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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- The very first episode shows a Europe immersed in the grandeur of pomp and circumstance.
- The crowd went on its way all smiling and you wondered whether there could be pomp and ceremony, any kind of public celebration without a brass band.
- Break open the Pimms and get ready for five days of tradition, pomp and ceremony - and loads of rowing action.
- They all went home and prepared for the grand parade for the Governor - who did arrive to great pomp and ceremony.
- Opening with pomp and ceremony, China brought 100 of its companies to New York City.
- The pomp and ceremony of Prince Felipe's wedding, two months after the attacks, allowed Madrid to indulge itself again.
- The magnificent pomp and ceremony of Royal occasions remains a rich symbol of Britain's great history.
- In 1840 his body is exhumed and with pomp and ceremony moved to Paris.
- In a documentary to be shown on BBC 2 tonight, he will reveal his distaste for pomp and ceremony in the Anglican Church.
- Why devote so much pomp and ceremony to someone who lived such a long and full life and died peacefully?
- There was no special pomp and ceremony to mark the occasion.
- The celebration was a grand display of pomp and circumstance led by the students of the school.
- We can have as much pomp and circumstance as we like, but it's not going to turn our Parliament into something it's not.
- A group of locals are carefully preserving unique traditions throughout the year - traditions which are more than just pomp and ceremony.
- It was an incredible ceremony - steeped in all the tradition, pomp and ceremony one has come to expect of Oxford, and this was at its best.
- These scenes were not unlike those described in the film, only the pomp and circumstance was held at home and on the front simultaneously.
- Thanks to famous Indian secularism, this Buddhist tradition, in all its ceremonial pomp, continues to this day.
- The festival runs from early July to late August and is rich in medieval pomp and ceremony as well as classical music and theatre.
- The event took place with a flourish of military pomp and ceremony, and army officers wore black armbands in memory of the Queen Mother.
- To appease the citizens, a ‘building safeguard programme’ was announced with pomp and ceremony.
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