In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Religionrector masculinerectora femininepárroco masculine
- The husband of a church rector will be pedalling 1,000 miles to raise money to repair the church roof.
- ‘The font was used to baptise Dr Kathleen Lynn; her father was the Anglican rector of the parish in 1874,’ pointed out a local.
- The farmers now decided that they should also get some relief in their Tithe payments and deputations went to the rectors in the parish.
- The new rector of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Orkney, Reverend Alison Duff, was installed into her charge at a service in Kirkwall on Wednesday night.
- Tickets are available from the rector, church wardens and the parish office.
- I think it's hard sometimes, when new rectors are appointed to churches, for congregations to be completely open in their welcome.
- When the site is fully restored, the local rector Rev Lynda Peilow and the Roman Catholic priest Fr Gerard O'Byrne will hold a ceremony and remaining family members of those buried there will be invited to attend.
- According to the bishop of London the Anglican rector of South Hackney helped create the shrines, which were visited by the Queen in 1917.
- The Reverend William Matheus, another member, was assistant rector at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, a bulwark of progressive social causes.
- The eldest son is the rector of four conjoined parishes nearby.
- Sandy's friend, the Anglican priest and rector of St. Anne's, the Reverend John Gordon, would officiate.
2school Universityrector masculinerectora feminine
- Brown, with his trademark long hair and tweed jackets, had undertaken a well organised campaign to be elected rector, a post unique to Scottish universities.
- Both have been nominated by students as potential rectors of St Andrews University in Scotland.
- This defiance is surely what appealed to the Glasgow students who voted him rector.
- The rector is the senior representative for the university's 17,000 students and chairs the University Court, which is the governing body for the whole university.
- That was what he told the students of Edinburgh University in his inaugural address as their rector.
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