In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The high-set teak timbered house was filled to capacity as the 200 guests trooped upstairs, sat and knelt on the floor.
- However, the target of the raids was not the industrial sector but rather the historic centre of the city, consisting for the most part of timbered residential buildings.
- Its svelte, timbered chalets (each with a private balcony) are tucked into the leafy groves of Puka Park's 10 hectares of native bush.
- One of them was Parliament House, a timbered building in which Charles I was believed to have held his Parliament Committee when he was in York.
- A five-bay timbered building fronted the street through which the visitor entered a courtyard, with the house proper on the far side.
- Things quieten down a little until just before Easter when the Maundy Thursday Wine Fair takes place at an atmospheric wine hall in Ricey-Haut, under an imposing 18th century timbered roof.
- And I strolled through the hushed timbered halls of the Casa del Colon, or Columbus House, where he is said to have lodged during his time on the island.
- They were never fond of the cramped, partitioned rooms with their low, timbered ceilings and heavy stonework, but the family quickly grew attached to the friendly neighborhood.
- Public rooms are comfortably understated and open onto well-kept gardens, while its 20 bedrooms, some of them squeezed into extravagantly timbered loft spaces, are all cosily warm and well-equipped.
- He made his way, passing under the white marbled gates, and into a large finely timbered chamber.
- A timbered sauna which sits on stilts in the loch beside the lodge is another feature requiring attention.
- An 18th century drover's inn with bags of original character, it has big stone fireplaces which blaze with logs in winter, timbered ceilings and immensely thick stone walls.
- The Villiers in question is George Villiers, the second Duke of Buckingham who is blamed for many a strange occurrence in the timbered and jetted building dating back to 1575.
- One of the last photographs of him shows him in his seventeenth-century timbered cottage, resting on a sofa beside the massive open fire chimney corner.
- Then whilst I'm still wondering if the taxi driver's taking us somewhere quiet where our bodies may eventually be found by a dog walker, the shining lights of a timbered barn.
- The thanes made haste, marched along together until they could discern the glorious, timbered hall, adorned with gold.
- At one time members of the legal profession visiting York for the assizes would stay at a timbered building on Spurriergate.
- The medieval ports of Lannion and Treguier are short drives away, each with picturesque timbered houses and ancient churches.
- Built in a traditional lodge style, the inn offers hotel-style rooms and attractive cabins with timbered ceilings.
- Several shiny timbered cupboards loomed in every corner of his room.
- Inside and below on the slopes underneath are twisting cobbled streets and ancient timbered houses.
- The dining room stays the same throughout the lunar cycle - timbered and cozy, a perfect holiday ambience.
- Here, classic regional cuisine is served in a timbered dining room with a roaring log fire.
- So, there's no mill, no stream to power said mill, and no quaint hedge-rowed Brit township or timbered farm-houses for the characters to retreat into.
- The timbered house is long and low, with a relatively low-pitched thatched roof.
- Therefore, deconstruction has been largely limited to residential and old, heavily timbered commercial and institutional buildings.
- The timbered day lodge, scheduled to open January 1, is the perfect place for contemplating your Olympic stamina over a hot drink in front of the stone fireplace.
- It was an impressively timbered 16th century farmhouse with the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in.
- In this timbered building at the end of Jubbergate in Newgate Market square, Lawrie's eclectic delicatessen once peddled exotic groceries from distant shores.
- We entered off an arcade and the tearoom had no outside window, but lots of lights which lit up the very dark timbered walls.
- Chalon's winding pedestrianised streets, timbered facades, eleventh century cathedral and old market square - once the venue for thriving Middle Ages pelt fairs - could alone fill a day.
- Fruit orchards, thatched cottages, timbered houses, inviting village pubs; we never realised an area I'd always thought of as ‘The Midlands’ could be so attractive.
- Campbell transformed the space into a 13 th-century Florentine palace with a hand-painted timbered ceiling and leaded windows.
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