In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1barrio residencial de las afueras masculinecolonia feminine Mexicothe suburbs — los barrios periféricos / de las afueras (de la ciudad)
- The shock of what had happened on a quiet residential street in a suburb of Leeds on Boxing Day hung in the air yesterday.
- So the only places I've really been to in Sydney are the city and the suburb I live in.
- Outside her circle she was unknown, living on an estate in the suburbs of an unloved city.
- This works well, and does a fine job of connecting the downstream suburbs to the city upstream.
- Wine bars have sprung up all over the cities and the suburbs, many with cafe dining.
- That city's estates and suburbs have provided the locations and settings for all his work to date.
- In the past few years it has opened a string of retail shops across Dublin city and suburbs.
- The pain has been borne by people in regional Australia and the outer suburbs of the cities.
- Then she moved to the suburbs and finally the city, where there was a career and a kid and the usual balancing act.
- These outlets have sprung up at virtually every vantage point in the city and suburbs.
- We did much better in the inner city than in the suburbs and the countryside.
- The suburbs of the cities have proved to be a difficulty when assessing their political allegiance.
- If she had moved to a country town instead of a city suburb where she felt left out, alone and ignored.
- Several other villages and suburbs around the district will lose their roadside urinals.
- A good place to start is in San Angel, one of the city's most charming suburbs.
- The victim lives in a quiet suburb of a city which enjoys one of the highest qualities of life in Britain.
- The subjects come from a variety of backgrounds, from inner city ghettoes to upmarket suburbs.
- It raises the aspirations of its pupils, both in the leafy suburbs and the inner city.
- Older people with greater income and more assets tend to move out of the city and into suburbs.
- The Glasgow market is seeing a high level of demand throughout the city and its suburbs.
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