In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Maybe because (for some reason I'm not sure of) it reminds me of being outside on a cool October night, under a starry sky.
- I sealed the letter and stared out the window at the starry night sky, imagining that Alex was staring at the same sky in Krakow.
- He glanced up at the full moon hanging in the clear, starry sky.
- I go outside in the cold to get to the breaker box and find I'm standing in the alley beneath a perfectly clear and starry sky.
- Sarah stared out the window watching the sky fade from a multitude of color to a black starry night.
- Countryside campaigners have launched a campaign to save North and East Yorkshire's starry night sky.
- This time, instead of a colorful sunset, it's a starry night sky.
- When they helicopter began to descend to the earth, the clouds from the sky had somewhat blown away, to give way to a clear starry night sky.
- Hung on the wall in a grid, the paintings resemble a starry night sky - the gorgeous and serendipitous result of a very mechanical process.
- She gazed up at the starry night sky and thought about her future.
- We passed through channels edged by emerald mountains and snowcapped volcanoes; the starry night skies were unsurpassable.
- In this poem, Longley acknowledges that in spite of his long experience as a professional poet, he finds it difficult to describe, to put into words, the starry night sky that he observes.
- The Christmas tree is decorated with coloured lights because they remind us of the stars flickering through the branches on a cold starry winter night.
- Alex gazed out the window into the starry night sky.
- Week after week there were clear skies by day and starry skies at night.
- It reminded me visually and spatially of how it feels to be very little and gaze up at the sky on a clear and starry night.
- Then you wait for a few moments, silently marvelling at the beautiful starry night and the almost magical stillness.
- The nights come with late night discussions under the starry sky cooled by strong, cool, humid gusts of wind.
- The North-east monsoon showers have heralded the coming of the season of chilly nights, starry skies and misty mornings in the city.
- I see myself now under a big wide starry sky - the same stars I used to gaze at as a child by dad's side.
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