In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of mountain)cumbre femininecima femininethey climbed right to the summit — subieron hasta la cumbre / cima
- at the summit of his career — en la cumbre / cima de su carrera
- the summit of her ambition — su máxima ambición
- In years gone by, he had discovered lots of things dropped along the trails by emigrants lightening their wagonloads as they pushed for the mountain summits.
- The land rises abruptly to highland ridges with mountain summits as high as 3000 feet.
- Chris led us over Burnt Edge and Adam Hill towards the summit of Winter Hill.
- This multi-peaked mountain of granite has summits formed from a mass of vertical chimneys - looking like the devil's organ poised to blow the last trumpet out across the world.
- The oldest phase of ice flow (Event I) is characterized by ice flowing from an ice dispersal centre situated over the higher terrain in north-central Wales and by ice thick enough to cover the mountain summits.
- Everywhere you go, from the hot banks of the Dead Sea to the summits of holy mountains, stones are everywhere.
- Imperceptibly descending towards the mountain summit, it cast the land in an array of shadows.
- With clear sky, you can see all the Monteregian mountains from the western summit.
- There may be more spectacular mountains offering unforeseen horizons at their summits, but Blue Hill is an effortless peak to climb.
- This feat put Jane Maria in the history books as the first Pakeha woman to reach the summit of the mountain.
- Sitting on a boulder, looking up a few thousand feet to the summit of the mountain, he became serious and reflective.
- Water is omnipresent in Valais, from babbling brooks cascading merrily downhill, to the tranquil, mirrored surface of a mountain lake reflecting majestic summits capped with eternal snow.
- High above Glen Ceitlin the tops of the neighbouring hills peeked their snow-covered summits and ridges above the cloud - Stob Coire an Albannaich, Meall nan Eun, and Meall Odhar, all sparkling bright.
- The road meanders high above the waters of lakes and rivers, embraced by the meringue summits of the mountains.
- Huge plumes of snow blowing from the summits of some mountains looked like the smoke from great incense offerings.
- Head east now over a broad whaleback to the cairn at 829m, the summit of Brown Cow Hill.
- Tonight he would have to stop there before continuing on up the mountain to the summit.
- Above them, further up the ridge the summit of the mountain was peeping at them through quickly moving mist.
- Walkers on the Queen's Highland estate were allowed to walk from the Spittle of Muick car park to mountain summits on recognised paths.
- The old drove road is recognisable as it climbs towards the summit of Kailzie Hill and the edge of the extensive Cardrona Forest.
2also summit conferencecumbre feminineconferencia cumbre feminine
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