In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cargamento masculineby the shipload, in shiploads — a montones informal
- A shipload of tourists watched from the armchair comfort of a cruise ship at anchor off Russia's Antarctic base of Mirny.
- In Norfolk, Virginia, a whole shipload of watching sailors let out a gang-whoop of recognition.
- The Jakarta Police confiscated a shipload of undocumented logs that arrived here from Central Kalimantan, an officer revealed on Friday.
- Marble was delivered there by the shipload, cut, and redistributed.
- Some others were so enthusiastic about sending a shipload of rice to Cuba that they seemed to forget about the famine deaths that were being reported from different parts of India.
- However, now that Caribbean planters were no longer able to replace slaves worked to death by buying shiploads of new ones, they eased working conditions and improved the slaves' diet.
- One shipload is equivalent to 40 to 50 lorry loads.
- However, the Russian fur trade in this area was threatened by Yankee traders, who not only collected furs, but brought shiploads of rum and guns for the local Indians.
- Two shiploads of cranes were exported from the port to Barcelona in January.
- The government even refused entry to a shipload of desperate Jews, who instead sailed back to Europe on a voyage of the damned.
- The rulers of the British Empire fell for the sweet talk and sent the first shipload of British convicts to the Cape.
- In 1507, a year after seizing power, Afonso sent to Portugal a shipload of copper and ivory.
- The immigrants worked as free people until 1629 when a Portuguese vessel arrived with the first shipload of blacks captured off the west coast of Africa.
- A shipload of guns was sent to Yemen and operatives dispatched to help tribesmen fight US troops in Somalia.
- When shiploads of contraband disembarked at Mississippi River towns, they were often outnumbered by the employers who anxiously awaited them.
- They lived and worked as ‘free persons’ even when a Portuguese vessel arrived with the first shipload of blacks enslaved in 1629.
- While sippers and connoisseurs of every stripe debate whether Australia is the new California or Michigan, shiploads of the stuff is selling, especially in the States.
- They gave him a bank cheque drawn on the Standard Bank of Africa for $25 million to supply ten shiploads of rice.
- A ship called the Jolly George was awaiting a shipload of arms destined for Polish troops in London's East End docks in May.
- Beginning in 1882 he brought them by the shipload from Hong Kong, ten shiploads in fact, for a total of about six thousand.
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