In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(monarch)soberano masculinesoberana feminine
- The 19th century saw the early deaths of two more potential heirs, both grandchildren of the reigning sovereign.
- He was the 10th monarch to be buried in the precinct of the chapel, with other sovereigns including Henry VIII, Charles I, George III, Edward VII and George V.
- Unusually for a British sovereign, George was at ease with intellectuals and country people alike.
- Not only was she the first American princess of Monaco, Alice was also the first American to marry a reigning sovereign and the first woman with a Jewish background to become the legitimate wife of a reigning sovereign.
- She immediately rejected proposals that she become sole ruler and, in April 1689, she and William were crowned joint sovereigns of England.
- But in its long history, the British monarchy has survived ignorant, incompetent, debauched and mad sovereigns as well as many ambitious mistresses.
- Reform everywhere was initiated from above; Enlightenment sovereigns perpetuated the paternalism of the previous century's absolutist princes.
- During his presidency, Federalists lit bonfires and held balls in his honor, carrying over earlier British practices of honoring the birthday of the sovereign.
- The relay offers an opportunity for millions of people to be directly involved in the games and celebrate the Queen's 50 years as British sovereign.
- The kowtow was the stumbling block; the foreigners were willing to do only such obeisance to the Chinese emperor as they would do to their own sovereigns.
- He professed that the Emperor was the true sovereign of Japan.
- Elsewhere in the chapel lie the remains of other sovereigns, including her father King George VI, the Queen Mother's husband.
- Supporters have described Mary as one of the most merciful of the Tudor sovereigns.
- Even in the eighteenth century, when he had lost all power, the Mughal emperor was seen as the natural sovereign of Hindustan.
- Members of the House of Hanover continue to seek the British sovereign's approval when they marry, in accordance with the Royal Marriages Act 1772.
- Our early governors-general were British, and they were appointed by the sovereign on the advice of British ministers.
- For hundreds of years, reigning sovereigns have amassed large quantities of the best paintings, historic artifacts, contemporary master crafts and books, just to name a few, for personal enjoyment and self-aggrandizement.
- In India, however, she was an empress, a supreme sovereign to whom other sovereigns owed homage.
- George II was the absolute ruler of a medium-sized German state, Hanover, as well as being the British sovereign.
- The Great Elector was recognised as the sovereign of East Prussia.
2(coin)soberano masculinelibra (de oro) feminine
- Mary's brother Robert Whittaker, a brazier, stripped to his underwear when the ship struck, and threw away 80 gold sovereigns, the weight of which threatened to drown him.
- It was worth a hundred sovereigns and run over two and a half miles.
- How can I find the latest prices for Krugerrands and gold sovereigns?
- Cargo included gold sovereigns and bales of leather hides.
- The bullion then entered the money stock of other countries, as with the British sovereign made of Brazilian gold, or was shipped eastwards to pay for Asian or Baltic imports.
- Those savings would be made up of the sovereigns, florins, half-crowns, and the smaller silver he received over the years for his smithy work.
- Successive monarchs including the current Elizabeth II have minted gold coins, which also came to be known as sovereigns.
- And the liner might have been forgotten had she not been carrying some 10 tons of silver and 5 tons of gold bars, plus many thousands of sovereigns.
- She succeeded and kept her prize - a hundred gold sovereigns - waiting for a magnificent reason to spend it.
- However, there were also crowns, farthings, guineas and sovereigns, all in varying amounts and none really compatible with any of the others.
- A 1oz South African krugerrand costs about €275 and a British sovereign about €110.
- When men such as Hudson were parachuted into Yugoslavia with their pockets filled with gold sovereigns in order to pay partisans to attack the Germans, the first thing they had to do on landing was to bury their gold.
- And there are three different inscriptions used around the edge, which originated as safeguards printed on the first machine-made gold sovereigns in 1662.
- Anderson had a mysterious habit of paying people in English sovereigns or South African gold coins, which he kept in a locked briefcase.
- The jockey, Mr J Bailey, carried 6 stone 12 pounds and the race prize money was 150 sovereigns.
- However, the married father of two decided not to invest in gold bars or sovereigns, believing better returns were available from the companies that find and mine the precious metal.
- Interestingly, had you bought a gold sovereign in 1984 for £300, its value today would be about £200.
- The only currency to retain confidence was the gold sovereign, which had been shipped into Greece in large quantities by the British authorities to finance resistance activities.
- Would any self-respecting sovereign nation accept such blatant intervention in its internal political affairs?
- They do not seem to have this problem with the Republic of Ireland, a sovereign nation which is miles ahead of Scotland in national identity and national global branding and marketing.
- Our borders need protecting, like any sovereign nation.
- The conclusion is that the EU today is the most extensive economic cooperation project among sovereign nation states.
- We will go forward as a unified, independent, and sovereign nation that has regained a respected place in the world.
- As a sovereign nation, we must develop an autonomous defense capacity of our own.
- However, the mission marks another dramatic shift away from a general policy of non-intervention in the affairs of sovereign nations.
- In theory, a member state can opt out of the EU at any time, reverting to its status as a sovereign nation outside of the EU framework.
- We can also wage war by being sure to vote and use the democratic system that makes sovereign nations great.
- Are we an independent and sovereign country, or are we still a camouflaged colony of the superpowers?
- Political rhetoric aside, Christians know that human freedom cannot bring lasting peace and prosperity - only the sovereign Lord of history can do that.
- On the other hand, he has an understanding of the interdependence of sovereign nations in a global economy.
- It was a sovereign country and a democratic one, and would brook no interference in its internal affairs.
- Since 1838, when it declared itself a sovereign nation, Costa Rica has enjoyed an independent existence, which it has zealously maintained.
- You and I shall become a good team working for the good of our sovereign lord, His Majesty, may he live ten thousand years.
- We, who are as good as you, swear to you, who are no better than us, to accept you as our king and sovereign lord, provided you observe all our liberties and laws.
- Even under existing arrangements, the demand within the EU is that sovereign nations submit themselves to intellectual and political uniformity.
- We are called to serve the sovereign Lord as tools in his hand.
- The Solomon Islands is an independent sovereign country.
- Over ten former Soviet republics became independent, sovereign nation-states by the end of 1991.
- We're an independent sovereign country and that's very important to Monaco.
- How can you be a sovereign nation while your country is occupied by the military of another nation?
- I also recognize that some of the sovereign nations of this assembly disagreed with our actions.
- But it is not the right of the American government to interfere in the sovereign affairs of another nation.
- Proclaim him as the sovereign Lord over all of creation.
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