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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- Patrick had told her it was strong enough to withstand many weather conditions, including hurricanes and snowstorms.
- It's the end of the working day, but a heavy snowstorm has brought chaos to public transport and gridlock to the roads, thus trapping everyone in the smoking room after hours.
- The first day of classes was delayed by a heavy snowstorm; it was such as only occurs once every ten years, and people were in mixed moods when they finally came inside a warm classroom.
- And it was, I think, fate, because there was a horrible snowstorm and Gary got snowed in for three days.
- Furious winds and snowstorms halted the salvage operation on Friday, but gave way to clearing skies yesterday morning.
- Among the many things that drivers would hate about the winter are snowfalls and snowstorms.
- Heavy rain, snowstorms and tornadoes make holiday travel extremely difficult for some travelers tonight.
- When you have to drive your car through a heavy snowstorm, you can't help but pay attention to every bump and slide.
- The seasonal weather continues through the month with gusts of up to seventy and eighty miles an hour and the occasional snowstorm, cloudburst and a touch of frost thrown in.
- In early May an unusually heavy snowstorm deposited record snowfall.
- The plumbing froze in the heaviest snowstorm of the year.
- Winchester firefighters were also caught up in the bad weather when they had to walk part of the way to a house in the city struck by lightning during the snowstorm after their fire engine got stuck in heavy traffic.
- A heavy snowstorm came upon them and he contracted a cold from which he never recovered.
- It claims more victims each year than do snowstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
- Will local meteorologists apply their teaching skills to this story as effectively as they explain hurricanes and snowstorms?
- We are hoping that this will be a very busy year and the talk of tornados and snowstorms won't put people off.
- Instead of cold dry snowstorms, wet snow and warmer than normal temperatures should occur as storm systems traverse the southern third of the United States in late winter.
- If the temperature rises during or after a snowstorm, it means heavier, wetter snow will be deposited on a less-stable powder base, increasing the risk of a slide.
- The previous weekend there had been snowstorms; snow still lay on the ground around the house.
- One morning, because of a heavy snowstorm, the messenger took the bus instead of driving.
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