In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It has become the Jewish Mardi Gras, a day of revelry, drinking, and masquerades.
- And they come, torn away from their television sets, from their hi-fi systems, from their pub and club bars, from their revelries, from their private parties.
- Saturday sees a day of music and revelry in Parliament Street, while an Indian festival will bring the Royal Ascot experience to a close tomorrow.
- Coates-Jones's paintings, also newly commissioned, convey her revelry in light, colour and life.
- She could not help but feel anxious and she almost wished for the fun and celebratory times of the revelries.
- They come with the fanfare and revelry of a merrymaker to cast a wider net and test their own luck in this prime market.
- Carnival revelry usually involves large crowds of people packed together - a perfect opportunity for pickpockets.
- The season's festive revelries began in force on Thursday evening, but with them came a series of incidents including assault and vandalism.
- From all sides came sounds of revelry from cafés and restaurants.
- Voting has slowed down as everyone strolls off to their debauchery and revelry.
- Later on there would be a banquet in his honour, with special entertainments and revelries, and tomorrow he would have his first Skill lesson.
- He took delight in game hunting, dousing himself in good drink and revelry.
- Expect beerhall revelry, stiff-legged dancing and lots of ruthlessly efficient singing.
- In most people's eyes, Shanghai was an extremely glamorous city during that period, with a splendid variety of entertainment venues for revelries.
- Hyderabad changed the calendar and ushered in New Year amid revelry and a celebration mood that pervaded every nook and corner.
- Angry, he went back to Moscow and once again engaged in a life of revelry, drinking, gambling and womanizing.
- The place was packed, we drank beer, ate chips and crab sticks, indulged in much drunken revelry with loads of laughing friends.
- An antiquated licensing law may put a dampener on New Year's Eve revelry across the county and give licensees and police a major headache.
- Some twirled around while others puddled about forcing some of the pedestrians to stop and take note of their revelry.
- I am off to my sister's house for a night of drunken revelry and debauchery.
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