In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The teachers threatened to stage a sit-in outside the provincial governor's house if the problem was not resolved.
- The accident occurred some 8 kilometers west of Siem Reap town, the provincial capital where the famed temple of Angkor Wat is located.
- The Elections Finance Act prohibits most forms of political advertising for the initial week of a provincial election campaign, the day before voting day and day of the vote.
- Another reason for low results is that people just didn't feel as informed as they did for the provincial election and decided that voting would therefore be a waste.
- No separatist party in the history of the province has ever gotten over 50% in a federal election, provincial election, or a referendum.
- The provincial election in Alberta is fast approaching with a November 22nd or 29th vote.
- Some rural regions are close to urban centres, such as the regions of Manitoba that surround Winnipeg, the provincial capital with 600,000 people.
- Referring to electoral reform, government said it would implement the decision to review this matter before the next national and provincial elections set for 2009.
- In recent decades the area around the provincial capital of Kunming has developed as an industrial region with an increasing need for electric power.
- He said observers and journalists could watch the first stage of the count at the polling stations, but not at provincial election commission centers where the results are tabulated.
- As the next provincial election must be called by May, I believe it's time for us to consider what the past terms of the NDP government have brought to this province.
- Born in 1948, he grew up in Halifax and Shad Bay, a small coastal community just outside the provincial capital.
- Last weekend the fledgling party, less than a year old, held its second congress and outlined their program for the next provincial election.
- Sono told the court he had voted at national level for the African National Congress in the 1994 elections and his provincial vote went to the Inkatha Freedom Party.
- He had travelled there from the town of Yopal, the provincial capital of the wealthy oil province Casanare.
- Our final day's sightseeing started in Sancti Spiritus, the provincial capital of the region of the same name, where the holiday celebrations were in full swing.
- The march led to traffic being blocked, before it came to a halt outside the provincial governor's office.
- Another aspect of the de-democratization policy of the provincial government concerns elections.
- The total number who voted in the city election in Toronto was 699,000, compared to 850,000 in the provincial election.
- He proposed instead to abolish the direct election of provincial governors, thus undermining the constitution and doing away with the country's political foundation of federalism.
2.1(town) de provincia(s)(fashions/accent) provincianothey're doing a provincial tour — están de gira por las provincias
- A new phenomenon of rolling demonstrations circled the world - not only in the great capitals but also in provincial cities and even small towns.
- Already, colourful posters conveying party messages can be seen in public places in the capital Kabul, and in some provincial towns.
- For 10 or 15 years beforehand, our regions and provincial towns had largely been left to sink or swim.
- A young woman in her twenties returns from the capital city to a provincial town where she grew up.
- Well over €1million an acre is being achieved for retail parks outside provincial towns.
- For all over Ireland, ribbon development of houses persists outside provincial towns and one-off badly sited homes are built without regard for the landscape as a whole.
- Mr Cowlam also disclosed that the Bradford bid was well-starred because the Government demanded that provincial workforces be as diverse as those in the capital.
- Although quite provincial, Odense boasted the only theater in Denmark outside of Copenhagen, and this was to prove Andersen's salvation.
- Today there are many professional and amateur theaters and musical organizations both in the capital and in other provincial towns.
- The son of a wealthy Verona businessman, Catullus arrived in Rome in his early twenties and rapidly evolved from educated but provincial outsider to streetwise society songmeister.
- It also gives us the opportunity to monitor players outside of the provincial competitions.
- This is highly thoughtful architecture that despite the provincial nature of its setting makes a point of being decent, modern and civilized.
- You used to be able to boast that Harvey Nicks was the only provincial store outside London but not any more.
- How can Reykjavik give every appearance of being a capital city rather than merely a provincial town?
- In terms of industry and employment Dungarvan, it has to be fairly acknowledged, ranks better than most provincial towns of its size.
- Market towns have become provincial backwaters.
- Hundreds of thousands joined protests in the Syrian capital, while in provincial towns tens of thousands took to the streets.
- It is annoying; I liked the t-shirt I was wearing and now I have to iron the pink one that gets me into trouble in provincial villages.
- Acadians brought with them provincial cooking styles from France.
- Elites in provincial towns in predominantly indigenous regions are often openly racist.
2.2derogatory (parochial)(attitude/outlook) provinciano(outlook/attitude) pueblerino
1provinciano masculineprovinciana feminine
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