In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ground) terreno masculine(region) territorio masculine
- Between the gap and the mountain was a wild and broken terrain of scarp and gorge.
- Watson set a hot pace from the outset, over the type of Yorkshire terrain that suited the York rider.
- The lovely grassland terrain levelled out and for another mile we continued south.
- The trip will take them through harsh desert terrain and some of the poorest countries in the world.
- The prime minister has taken not only the centre ground, but a good chunk of the rightwing terrain as well.
- The terrain is shallow valleys, the route follows the contours, enough to make walking easy.
- Being able to adapt to any hill conditions or terrain is what makes good skiers great.
- Seismic reflection profiles can be shot over all kinds of topography or terrain.
- The eastern fence was in more difficult terrain and we added wire netting to deter sheep.
- The terrain being covered is very scenic with some great views over hills and valleys.
- It is contested terrain, which will no doubt continue to foster debate and dialogue.
- Mr Feeney said most people were unused to walking over rough terrain and their ankles are not strong enough.
- He has never thought that the rocky terrain in a corner of his lands is a hindrance to farming.
- The terrain includes cart tracks, stone stiles, rough moorland and broken stone tracks.
- His point was that politics is a battle over a constantly moving terrain.
- The drive to the base of the mountain, across isolated terrain, is enjoyable in itself.
- Mr Pope said the most difficult part of the journey was the bad weather and hilly terrain in Scotland.
- Our national walk survey shows the coast is our favourite walking terrain.
- The vehicles were chosen for their ability to cope in difficult marshy terrain.
- The suspension was able to soak up major road undulations over rough terrain.
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