In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1trono masculinethe Swedish throne — la corona sueca
- before noun throne room — salón del trono
- Two massive golden thrones sat in the center of one end of the enormous room.
- He has never renounced his claim to the throne of a kingdom which no longer exists.
- The Throne's many pieces are arranged symmetrically on either side of a main throne chair.
- Out of the shadows behind the gilded throne seat stepped a familiar figure.
- Their thrones are placed at the gate of the capital city of Israel, a space that was once occupied by a threshing floor prior to the construction of Samaria.
- Leaders come and go, but the power is behind the throne.
- The throne room of Nebuchadnezzar shows some signs of Greek influence in design.
- They are the powers around the throne, and often they know their own importance.
- Angelique yawned and shifted sideways in the throne for comfort, lifting her legs over the right arm rest.
- A large and very ornate throne sat on the far wall, but no one occupied it.
- Although a comfortable-looking row of chairs sat facing the throne, he did not take a seat.
- His mysterious death in Naples in 1495 ended European hopes of placing a sympathetic figure on the Ottoman throne.
- He came to the throne of the Frankish kingdom in 771 and ruled until 814.
- The royal couple left the Netherlands to ascend the British throne in 1689.
- Hard as it may be for the sort of people who sit on thrones at their weddings to comprehend, it isn't always all about you.
- The Holy Spirit advocates Jesus' case and cause to us just as Jesus advocates ours in the heavenly throne room.
- Splayed backs also feature prominently on the coronation thrones made for George III and Queen Charlotte in 1760.
- Prominent features will be four thrones carved from rock and placed on an axis representing north, south, east and west.
- Born in Scotland, he moved to England in 1604 after his father ascended the English throne.
- When his friend took over the Papal throne, Galileo thought he would finally find a sympathetic ear.
- By law females are ineligible to succeed to the Imperial throne.
- Seat your deity on the velvet thrones garnished with the traditional karigari.
- Henry was recognised as heir to the French throne and regent of France.
- Its throne room, edict room, and imperial apartments still remain as a monument preserving the dream world of mandarin China.
- To usurp is to wrongfully assume power or the throne, to encroach upon something.
- He was seated on his throne in a ceremonial Osiris-like pose, but his eyes betrayed his curiosity.
- The doors led into a large throne room, decorated with marble pillars and stained glass windows.
- There were several seats on either side of the throne, and eight chairs had been placed in a semicircle opposite it.
- Let me suggest that for William, heir to the throne, the monarchy is a Gordian knot whose time for cutting is well overdue.
- Just because she had a direct line to the throne and its power, she was dotted over and swarmed with flattery and adoration.
- But behind the scenes, the powers around the throne understood who they were dealing with.
- To the right of St Edward's chair was another chair of state in which the King was to sit during the sermon, and opposite this on the north side of the chancel were the purple thrones of the bishops.
- And I confer upon you a kingdom, just as my Father conferred one on me, so that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
- What everybody forgot was that, with no Empress or heirs to the throne, there was a distinct power void.
- The Knossos throne room has a magnificent throne flanked by wall paintings showing griffins and projects an image of divine power.
- When he abdicated his throne, the Princes were each given their own fiefdoms.
- He is mentioned almost weekly as the heir apparent to some imminently vacant throne.
- Their resemblance to thrones is an ironic reflection of the violent bases of power.
- Approach the throne of God with an open, expectant heart.
- Sophia's son ascended the British throne as George I, the first of the Hanoverian kings.
- Greek inscriptions covering the backs of the thrones command Antiochus' people to process up the mountain on the anniversaries of his birth and coronation to make sacrificial offerings on the altar in front of him.
- In the throne speech amendment, you agreed to hold a vote on missile defense.
- Someone (who will remain nameless) thinks Charles should abdicate the British throne and come out here instead.
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