In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tercerothe third duke of Camberwick — el tercer duque de Camberwick
- was there a third person present? — ¿había un tercero presente?
- Harvey Brown III — Harvey Brown III
- the Third Age — la tercera edad
- I can't wait to see what he does with the inevitable third film in the sequence.
- The largest, carved in the third century AD, is thought to be the world's tallest standing Buddha.
- He was born in Turkey sometime in the third century and was a Tribune in the Roman Army.
- The third century Egyptian St Apollonia is the patron saint of all things dental.
- For one grand old North Yorkshire woman, the new Millennium saw the start of a third century of life.
- The first known European stringed instrument dates back to the third century.
- The company struggled to make a profit until the third quarter last year.
- The legend contends that Valentine served as a priest during third century Rome.
- In the second and third centuries, the Church became institutionalised.
- What kind of training and preparation did you do for the sequences in the third film?
- It was built in the third century BC in the time of King Pyrrhus of Epiros, but was remodelled by the Romans.
- The third article in this sequence will get involved with more peripheral points regarding general opening strategy.
- Two of the vehicles were burnt by the mob and the third was driven away.
- In the twentieth century, a third strand of citizenship, social citizenship, emerged.
- The day of love and romance dates back to the third century and a priest called Valentine.
- The Ramayana is believed to have been written by Valmiki in Sanskrit in the third century BC.
- From the third century onwards, the climate deteriorated steadily, becoming colder and wetter.
- Found in the third century BC, the crocodile was respected by the Egyptians for its power and ferocity.
- Surely that thought is a good enough companion as we take our first faltering steps into the new century and the third millennium.
- The precisionists inform us that we have only now entered the 21st century and the third Millennium.
1(in position, time, order)en tercer lugar
2(thirdly)en tercer lugar
3(with superl)the third highest mountain — la montaña que ocupa el tercer lugar en altura
1.2(part)tercera parte femininetercio masculinetwo thirds of the senate — dos tercios del Senado
2also third gearMotor Vehiclestercera feminine
3BritishUniversitycuarta nota de la escala de calificaciones de un título universitario
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