In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(province) separarse(faction) escindirseto secede from sth — separarse de algo
- Once these republics seceded, however, the legal status of minorities, such as the Serbs in Croatia, was undermined.
- If the South seceded, the European superpowers would have cooked, carved and devoured the weakened American eagle.
- The Southern ruling class seceded from the US in early 1861 to defend a social system built on the backs of destitute slaves.
- In 1991, Germany gave Croatia and Slovenia the green light to secede from the Yugoslav federation; civil war soon followed.
- Guatemala seceded from the resulting federation of the United Provinces of Central America in 1839.
- Four out of the six provinces on the island of Madagascar have declared their intention to secede and form an independent entity.
- The electorate votes on whether to secede from an existing nation and claim its independence for the entire world to see.
- What was Abraham Lincoln's answer to Southerners who voted democratically to secede?
- Many of the planets were run by makeshift despotic governments that intended to secede from the Republic.
- He has dramatically warned that if he is impeached a number of provinces will secede from Indonesia.
- Before he had even taken the oath of office, several Southern states had seceded.
- If Vermont or Southern California were to secede, a lot of us would join them.
- If the Union is truly indestructible, then states cannot secede even if the national government is willing to let them go.
- The North might have chosen the path of virtuous isolationism, letting the South secede and becoming an egalitarian social democracy.
- The state legislature was soon to convene, with some of its members seeking to have the state secede from t he Union.
- Sections of the army mutinied and the mineral rich province of Katanga seceded.
- The only way to prevent this would be to secede from the Union.
- Conversely, a claim of a right to secede from a repressive dictatorship may be regarded as legitimate.
- When the state of Mississippi seceded, he withdrew from the Senate.
- The chiefs, however, are now split along regional lines - with chiefs from western provinces threatening to secede.
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