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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- Around 100 socialites from the city gathered and participated in the ceremony, dressed up in chef gear - yes, wearing chef caps, aprons and gloves.
- There's the fashionable socialite who boasts of having over 900 friends, among them none of whom he actually likes.
- We dined in the elegant Pump Room restaurant and drank the warm, odd-tasting, waters of the spring, as the 18th Century socialites had.
- Every night, Manila's socialites would gather in the elegant Sky Room to party and dine.
- For the most part, the upstairs bar draws an upscale clientele of suit-wearing, expatriate socialites happy to select wines from an extensive and expensive list.
- The article was written by Chester Francis-Jackson, a writer for the Jamaica Gleaner who covers all events such as these, or events put on by the very rich, most well known socialites in Jamaican society.
- His high jinks, exuberance and grandstanding were the marks of an eccentric, a playboy, a socialite.
- Within the building a concert hall can also be found where many performances occurred for various socialites.
- And then right in front of me were two extremely pretty socialites, totally clad in Versace in honour of the event.
- The reception guest list included politicians, socialites, religious leaders, celebrities and comedians.
- The crowd, as expected, was an interesting mix of diplomats, socialites and familiar faces from the arts, fashion and entertainment worlds.
- During the British Raj, socialites in London, New York and Paris became enamored of Indian fabrics and embroidery.
- Popular socialites and the corporate elite of the City were present at the launch as special invitees, and they witnessed lively music and a personalised magic show.
- Karol's younger sister, Ida Zaluski, was one of Vienna's leading socialites who always knew how to make an entrance.
- Hong Kong's glitterati and socialites showed up in force.
- The Veronica Guerin film premiere promises to be a wonderful night out for North Kerry s glittering socialites who will be supporting a very worthy charity.
- The sisters were raised as socialites who entertained, and were entertained by, both the cream and the froth of society.
- Parisian socialites traditionally were far more interested in being seen than watching the action taking place on the stage.
- Kinloch then became a ‘must-see’ destination for London socialites who went there for glittering parties at which they could hunt by day and dance by night.
- He was clearly a man of considerable charm, well able to dupe the wealthy socialites of the day into believing him to be one of their own.
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