In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bearing) majestuoso(bearing) regiothe dinner was a truly regal affair — la cena fue fastuosa / principesca
- I don't recognize the logo on the steering wheel, but it looks somewhat regal.
- She showed how to be regal without being remote, dignified without being distant and she had the loveliest smile in the world.
- And when she talks about growing up, it is of the runny-nosed wild child who was so different from her demure and rather regal mother.
- She had smiled, and it was nice and informal, but actually there is something slightly regal about her.
- She had a strong regal bearing and her kneeling on the floor seemed as improper as a priest swearing.
- The gaffe was made at the annual dinner of the Perth Bar Association, in the regal splendour of the city's George Hotel.
- He held himself with a regal bearing, and strode forth without hesitation.
- The door opened as we approached, revealing a tall, regal woman with silver hair and serene gray eyes.
- But now commoners who want to marry amid regal surroundings are being invited across the threshold of the Deeside estate.
- Considered a symbol of regal authority, the dragon was also thought to dispel evil spirits.
- Natalia Magnicaballi has the regal bearing of a queen, the spirit of a gypsy, and the soul of a sylph.
- But he more than comes into his own as he sheds the regal bearing and steps into the shoes of the soldier Fluellen.
- The king was intelligent and punctilious in his performance of his official duties and had a regal bearing that commanded immediate respect.
- In both companies she was renowned for her regal bearing and virtuosity.
- Inside the audience chamber the sovereign was a picture of regal splendor.
- He carried himself with the regal bearing of someone accustomed to wealth and power.
- At the wedding of the Prince of Wales he looked more regal than the royals.
- She looks very regal and serene when she arrives; her back has now clicked into place.
- The banquet hall was bright and cheerful, full of nobles and lords looking dignified and regal.
- The show has been designed in such a way as to take audience down the memory lane to a time when the Kilimanoor Palace was at its splendid and regal best.
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