In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tienda (de campaña) femininecarpa feminine Latin Americatolda feminine Colombia
- Some of the families here stay inside the mosque, but the rest are camped out in tents that provide little shelter from the winter wind that blows across the university.
- To her horror, it was already on fire and she worried about the huge wooden poles that supported the enormous tent.
- Some evacuees were accommodated in 15 temporary shelters in schools and canteens, but many people still had to shelter in tents.
- A boy about twelve years old knocked on the front supporting pole of the tent.
- Behind them hundreds of canvas tents stretch into the flat spaces of the desert.
- Before them lay row upon row of tents, pavilions, shelters, barracks and all other contrivable form of shelter.
- At one time, the nomadic Kazaks lived in yurts, cone-shaped tents of white felt stretched over a framework of wooden poles.
- Television footage showed metal posts that held the tent still in the ground.
- He snatched his big horse's rope bridle from a post underneath the tent's shelter and stalked off.
- The trip itself took about three days, but they had to sleep on the ground in their tents and sleeping bags every night.
- A hundred American soldiers pitched tents on the legation grounds to be ready for any contingency.
- The temperature has been dropping and locals fear that this winter may prove particularly harsh, especially for those sheltering in tents.
- About two years ago I was running an extremely successful school for the blind out of a tent at a camp ground.
- They will stay in tents on camp sites each night and are hoping to complete the journey in eight days.
- Still, the wind snapped one of my tent's poles and it's oddly misshapen at first light.
- Once again bears had been at the depot, and the tent, poles, groundsheets, cooking pot, and primus were all missing.
- These refugees literally ‘camped out’ in tents on the grounds of the Embassy for up to three months.
- Some 500 homeless victims of the quake were being housed in relief tents and others were sheltering from the freezing cold winds in buses.
- But within the clearing were dozens of tents and small shelters.
- Sheltered under a huge tent, more than 1 000 people converged to celebrate the heritage and rich history of Alexandra.
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