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 Festival opens amidst the ravishing sound-world of Debussy's ground-breaking String Quartet in G minor.
- This ravishing city, seductively perfumed with orange blossom, is every bit as alluring as Spain's most infamous femme fatale.
- It is a ravishing work, hardly less so than the more often performed second quartet, ‘Intimate Letters.’
- In fact, excuse me for saying so, but I'm absolutely more ravishing than you.
- She simply wants to be a beautiful, glamorous, radiant, ravishing movie star.
- When Zulaykha tried to captivate Joseph by her ravishing beauty, the Almighty hastened to help him.
- The smaller paintings vary in color from the same pyrelene green-black to a radiant gray-gold to a ravishing Ferrari red.
- Although personally antipathetic to his modernist pioneering spirit, I have been seduced time and again by the ravishing sounds that he produces.
- These are ravishing pictures and this is the first time that so many of them have been shown.
- In the first scene of the film, Marshall Will Kane marries the ravishing Amy and retires his marshal's badge.
- Among the cyclamen, Colchicum, with elegant, long-stemmed pink goblets, completes this ravishing October picture.
- What you need are ravishing good looks, charm and undemanding chit-chat, all of which Marlborough Merlot offers.
- She didn't think she was ugly; she just didn't see herself as the ravishing beauty people often told her she was.
- She looked pretty as a picture herself out here in the sunshine - a ravishing rose amongst a garden of gorgeous roses.
- Add class to your style by including these utterly ravishing and stunning bags that are a rage this season.
- Ten ravishing models from Bangalore, dressed in clothes designed by fashion technology students, set the ramp ablaze.
- The Hartke Symphony was also gorgeously done, and it is a ravishing new score.
- This is first and foremost a collection of ravishing photographs, many of them exquisite platinum prints.
- ‘Your Highness, forgive me for saying so, but you look absolutely ravishing tonight,’ he said smoothly, grinning at her charmingly.
- He shook his head, ‘I dare say, she has once again fallen into the ravishing trap of love… I know that look.’
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