In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1salmón rojo masculine
- Seconds later a plump red salmon was crashing skywards at the end of my line.
- In recent years, prices have crashed: In 1988 red salmon went for $2.89 a pound; this year the fishermen are looking at 45 cents a pound.
- Babic uses his boat now to fish for red salmon; but the salmon prices have plummeted, and so he watches the halibut fishers and their haul jealously.
- We are told that the varieties of red salmon are the best.
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