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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- In 1815 he invented a safety lamp for use in coal-mines, after risking his life repeatedly in earlier tests.
- Davy is remembered for his safety lamp, but in his lifetime his fame was wider.
- The flame, which is transported in a structure similar to a miner's safety lamp while in flight, arrived earlier on Thursday at the coastal resort of Pathos, in the south-west. [emphasis added]
- It is the miner's safety lamp carried by his father Roy during 46 years in the pit, before the perils of the job wrecked his health and eventually killed him.
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