In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(goods) transportado por vía marítima(attack/invasion) naval
- They were passports to wealth and power, all of which could be revealed to you in the safety of your study, without your ever needing to experience the danger and tedium of seaborne travel.
- And so, ironically in a land whose enormous wealth depended upon its control of seaborne trade, this entire vast sweep of coast was almost empty.
- However, the invaders were horsemen, not sailors, and the seaborne links of the network survived.
- There is an overconcentration of ownership in seaborne iron ore trade.
- Now known to history as D-Day, Operation Overlord, the greatest seaborne invasion in history, began the long-awaited invasion of Europe.
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