In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(administrative unit)provincia feminine
- Authorities in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan say most of the province's 26 districts are suffering from severe famine as a result of the drought.
- There is fear that division of the province will ultimately see a dramatic increase in the numbers of military personnel stationed in the contested territory.
- Fears among the Protestant community of Northern Ireland that it may be on the verge of losing its majority in the province have been eased in the light of the results of the 2001 Census.
- Syria has in effect run Lebanon, once part of the Syrian province of the Ottoman Empire, ever since the end of the 15-year-long civil war in Lebanon.
- The school is in a poor district of the province and students often go without the simplest of items, let alone educational funds.
- The civil administration of the empire was divided into provinces, each administered by a governor.
- Transylvania and eastern Hungary became autonomous provinces of the Ottoman empire.
- It's time to create a country for the county, for the district, for the province, and step by step create the normal civilian life for them.
- That country is made up of three old Ottoman Empire provinces and they do have secessionist tendencies.
- During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries AD, the region was administered as a province of the Mogul Empire.
- More than 100,0000 pamphlets backing the strike call are being distributed to the provinces ' 50,000 teachers.
- Engcobo is also one of the poorest districts in the province with 76 percent of the population living below the poverty line.
- In the early nineteenth century, Egypt was formed as a centralized state out of a province of the Ottoman Empire.
- To get to oil, diamond and gold rich provinces and districts in most countries of the world, one requires permission and a pass for the visit.
- Incidentally, alderman is an ancient title of rank, dating back beyond the Norman Conquest, indicating someone ruling a province or district.
- For more than 400 years, Bosnia was an important province of the Ottoman Empire.
- The train is intended to ease congestion caused by more than 300 000 cars a day travelling between the province's two principal cities.
- Up until 1830 Algeria was an autonomous province of the Ottoman Empire.
- DARIUS I instituted a major reorganization of the administration and finances of the empire, establishing twenty provinces ruled by Satraps.
- Although there are provincial divisions, provinces tend to identify with one another by region.
1.2Religionprovincia femininearzobispado masculine
- How has the Lambeth decision affected the Anglican provinces around the world?
- Bishop Packer will act as chief consecrator on behalf of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Metropolitan of the province.
- The American Church is the wealthiest of all 38 Anglican provinces, and dioceses such as Liberia are almost entirely dependent on its support.
- Along with the Diocese of Ferns and Ossory it is part of the Dublin province with the Archbishop of Dublin as its metropolitan.
- The seven new shared schools are to be built in the ecclesiastical province of Glasgow, which comprises the three dioceses of Glasgow, Motherwell and Paisley.
1.3provinces pluralthe provinces — el interior (del país)
2.1(area of knowledge, activity)terreno masculinecampo masculinethat's outside my province — ese no es mi terreno / campo
- Mr Holloway said it was not his province to decide on his own jurisdiction; he could enquire into it, but only make an observation.
- To my fancy he was making a great fuss about nothing, but it was not my province to say so.
2.2(area of responsibility)competencia femininethis isn't my province — esto no es de mi competencia
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