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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- He's standing in front of a Quonset hut in khakis, obviously thin from poor food and tanned from sun exposure.
- The safe zone would have large Quonset hut or chickee structures, bathrooms, showers and a laundry facility.
- They remained in storage in outdoor sheds, Quonset huts, and leaky basements for years.
- Greenhouses are gothic or Quonset structures with end walls and a double-layer polyethylene inflated roof.
- While he was at the remote Aleutian island town of Umnak from 1942 to 1943, Faber lived in a Quonset hut.
- Earlier that day I rode my bike from the ridiculous Quonset hut to the port, where there are winding small streets and wonderful fish restaurants.
- During the Korean War and the Vietnam War, a half-moon-shaped structure, constructed with a thin layer of corrugated steel or aluminum - known as the Quonset hut - dotted the landscape.
- These steel and fiberboard buildings were akin to the American Quonsets.
- The building resembles a gigantic Quonset hut with a control tower and several other buildings attached.
- However, she was from the less successful side of the family - she grew up in a garage and a Quonset hut - though family connections still counted for much.
- In addition to the temporary antenna towers, Quonset huts and short-term wooden structures were built to house the equipment and radar operators.
- The police station is a Korean War Quonset hut, staple of the 1950s, a provisional edifice originally used as a war bunker.
- The owner had purchased this former tennis club housed in two separate Quonset hut-style buildings and had turned it into a health club.
- For example, Quonset huts and gang latrines are no longer acceptable.
- Immediately after the war, he developed a series of small houses using Quonsets as low-cost, readily available starting points for the designs.
- My new school turns out to be a village of Quonset huts-more like a military encampment than a high school.
- In a small way, it is hoped that visitors leave the Quonset hut theater with a better understanding of the courage it took to fly these missions and the sacrifice that was made by so many for their country.
- It's housed in a drab off-campus building that looks like a converted Quonset hut, and it sits next door to an auto-repair shop.
- The inexpensive and practical Quonset design was an idea borrowed from the military.
- This portion of the roofing industry has come a long way from the corrugated tin of the Quonset hut.
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