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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- None foresaw a disaster even remotely close to the one that overwhelmed the subcontinent.
- There are Chinatowns and takeaways all over the world, but in Britain the culinary impact of China is dwarfed by the subcontinent.
- This system will develop over the southeastern subcontinent and may reach Namibia's eastern parts.
- Do you think that this is going to have serious implications for security on the subcontinent?
- The story faded from the front pages in most of the world, but it was not quickly forgotten on the subcontinent.
- The region served as a fountainhead of Hindu religion and was an established center of education in the subcontinent.
- It was the first and last glimpse of the subcontinent for millions of colonial servants, and it changes utterly every time I come here.
- Chutzpah and discipline more than muscle built the Empire on the subcontinent.
- By the start of the last century, colonial India's hill stations were strung out all over the subcontinent.
- Seems a batsman in the match was from somewhere on the subcontinent.
- The subcontinent is home to a number of indigenous breeds of dogs.
- Agitated over the role of politicians of both the countries, Khan blamed them of all ills in the subcontinent.
- They can bind relationships even beyond the mental and geographical barriers of a subcontinent.
- The movies that enthrall, enrage and obsess a billion Indians, on the subcontinent and around the world.
- This would be the best gift the subcontinent could offer to the world in the International Year of Mountains.
- Never before has this double edged weapon been used so effectively by any politician in the subcontinent.
- It also offers a fine range of Indian cuisine prepared by their resident chef, imported straight from the subcontinent.
- But in the case of the subcontinent, as the U.S. well knows, that peace has yet to be forged.
- The Nehru-Gandhi family dominated politics in the subcontinent for 40 years after the end of British rule.
- The result is a new point of reference for the two estranged siblings of the subcontinent to tell stories about each other.
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