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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- Hot and humid summers mixed with cold and snowy winters equals expanding and contracting pavement.
- During extremely cold, snowy periods raccoons have been observed sleeping for long periods at a time, but do not hibernate.
- There was nothing is sight except the green forests on the bottom of the mountain and the snowy tops.
- It's been a long time since I've been to a snowy mountain.
- Instead she watched him walk away across the snowy blue mountains.
- Rainy or snowy weather also affects driver visibility and control of the vehicle.
- We could only see the snowy tops of these mountains.
- It was a placid, snowy day around Christmastime in 1916 when I met her.
- She was leaning against the wall, staring out over the still snowy landscape.
- We slogged upwards towards increasingly awe-inspiring views of glaciers, crevasses and snowy peaks.
- We crept downstairs over warm, underfloor-heated carpets to a blazing fire in the sitting room, a mound of presents underneath the tree and huge windows gazing out on to snowy mountains.
- They had landed atop a mountain, its snowy peak mere feet above them.
- Arriving at the peak, we scanned the snowy mountains around us.
- The slow Christmas season owed much to the snowy winter.
- It was a snowy day in the village of Silver Valley.
- There is a surfeit of snowy peaks only 950 miles west of the Twin Cities.
- It is indeed getting close to the snowy season; it has come early.
- The climate varies, with cold, snowy winters and warm summers.
- On a cold snowy night where else would you want to be?
- She shook her head and looked out at the treeless, snowy landscape.
- You could live atop a snowy peak with no one but tranquillity to accompany you?
- We took turns enjoying views of the snowy landscape and the parade of beautiful passengers.
- Sometimes the tears would freeze on my eyelids from crying all day in the cold, snowy weather.
- He grabbed the keys for the jeep of the counter and walked outside into the cold snowy weather.
- Even in a state where cold and snowy weather is a way of life, school is occasionally closed because of too much white stuff.
- On one snowy day, a deer suddenly appeared and ran along the construction site.
- As I left the den, the sun slowly crept over the snowy mountains.
- It winds up through rolling hills with stands of poplar trees, distant views of lakes and snowy mountain peaks strung along the horizon.
- Beyond them was a flat snowy pasture, speckled with a few blackened shrubs, and even further away, a dark band between snow and sky, was the huge wall.
- Bucolic vistas of snowy woods and mountains soon give way to sunbathers when, at the end, Thompson swings through the south of France and Barcelona.
- Feb 22, 1988: On a snowy, windy, rainy, stormy, day I stay inside and play computer games.
- Months passed, and the autumn blended into a cold snowy winter.
- But one snowy day, Naomi's life was no longer boring and monotonous.
- I experienced a little of his innate paranoia one snowy afternoon last year.
- They drive across the country to his remote log cabin in snowy mountains, bonding along the way despite their implacably opposed positions in the situation.
- The one-night event gives tips on how to bike safely and warmly over the snowy months, winter bike maintenance and parking your steed.
- However, it must be stated that the majority of Scotland's population do not endure severe, snowy winters.
- It took place in the middle of a New York winter, on a very snowy weekend.
- He was in a sea of pine bushes covering the snowy valley of another mountain strip.
- If a pretty, snowy mountain slope is tilted steeply and bereft of trees, it's an avalanche zone.
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- His long snowy white beard, the same color as the fur that covered his body, swayed in the wind as he spoke.
- Extended from his back, where the wings began, the snowy white feathers were covered with blood.
- Above them was a castle made of pure, white snowy clouds.
- I walk into the enormous entryway of the snowy white, palace-like home.
- She thought that he had be angry before, but now… His hands gripped the chair until his knuckles had turned snowy white.
- I looked down to see his snowy white shoes planted onto the ground.
- Young, it is fresh and creamy, with a pure, snowy whiteness.
- But we've developed the diet and overcome that, so the raw fillet looks very attractive and cooks to a snowy white.
- An opaque sky of soft blues was joined by clouds of snowy white.
- Women just always look that lovely in their snowy white wedding gown, don't they?
- She could feel one of the soft, snowy white feathers tickling her shoulder.
- She brought in some favorite furnishings, including a comfortable couch covered with snowy white fabric.
- It's bilious red plume was shot through with small dashes of black, and a tiny white bead formed a snowy tear or decorative pearl at the corner of it's left eye.
- He was identical to the falling boy, except that instead of inky black wings, he had snowy white wings.
- However, his long hair was snowy white, his face deathly pale and smooth.
- Her snowy white hair rose like a wedding cake on the crown of her tiny head, every curl lacquered in place with multiple applications of hairspray.
- A snowy white runner ran along the length of the hall, stopping beneath an arched window that no doubt provided a splendid view of the city below.
- The yellow sun is mere inches from disappearing from behind the snow covered mountain peaks that glisten with the snowy white rocks.
- Montrose looked down at her fingertips against his snowy white cravat.
- Her dress was pure snowy white, of course, simple and off-the-shoulder.
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