In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1BritishTelecommunicationslínea interurbana feminine
- It was the junction of the main trunk line to New Plymouth, to Auckland and Wellington.
- This was the key trunk line between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, which also linked those cities to larger rural markets.
- Once we left the trunk line and entered an unpaved road, there were hardly any vehicles.
- Brave members of the audience are sitting in freight cars that look as if they are about to head off down the main trunk line at any moment.
- Mexico has no trunk line from the U.S. border to Mexico City, rail line.
2Railwayslínea principal femininelínea troncal feminine
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