In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(horizon)línea del horizonte femininehorizonte masculine
2(of city)the Manhattan skyline — los edificios de Manhattan recortados / perfilados contra el horizonte
- Buildings like these have already changed skylines from London to Hong Kong.
- I looked over the edge and gazed at the New York City skyline in the distance.
- Anybody who knows Auckland will know that the city skyline is dominated by the Sky Tower.
- The second backdrop showed the Wall Street skyline at night.
- The towers are out front, with the rest of the New York skyline in the background.
- We all looked up to see the New York skyline in the distance.
- Behind Steve is a snazzy backdrop of the Vancouver skyline at night.
- The result has transformed the skyline of Frankfurt.
- In many towns they fill out the skyline, along with the church and the water tower.
- The Japanese Garden on the grounds provides a perfect view of the downtown skyline.
- I couldn't help smiling when I saw the night skyline of New York.
- The night-time skyline of downtown San Francisco looked nearly as ablaze as ever as the weekend started.
- Temples and palaces punctuated the skyline seemingly at random.
- The population is dominated by farmers, and the skyline is dotted with silos.
- The skyline is dotted with towering cranes, hovering like hawks.
- Blue lights illuminated the entire skyline, making the city look even more majestic.
- The jagged skyline of the Santa Catalina Mountains seemed to rise just beyond the traffic.
- Now if I walk to the other side of the office, the broadcast tower would grace that northerly skyline.
- The large windows overlooked the skyline, which was overcast with black clouds.
- The urban skyline rises above trees in the distance, though it might as well be 50 miles away.
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