In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's intense and turbulent and chaotic and calming and rhythmic all at the same time.
- He's observed the turbulent history of the humble stage direction and has decided to take action.
- After the most turbulent year in the history of the Olympic Games, Kevan Gosper has written an account of his life in sport, from being an athlete, through his years as a sports administrator.
- The break-in is the latest event in a turbulent recent history for the family who were thrust back into the media spotlight following the success of their eponymous reality TV show.
- Just after he returned to Spain, the country entered a new and turbulent phase in its history.
- Its structures, planes and buildings emit an emotional charge, rooted in the city's turbulent history.
- Despite its turbulent history, the Borders has managed to retain a number of fine period homes.
- The book is a well-balanced account of both the baseball of the '30s and the larger social history of that turbulent era.
- Wallace began his career in the 1830s as a land surveyor in Wales, during one of the most turbulent eras of British history.
- Evidence of the region's turbulent history is everywhere.
- The July Monarchy was a turbulent time in French history.
- I think that most other nationalities have had a turbulent enough history to know that one can never relax, that nothing is forever, that society is constantly making and re-making itself.
- Don't miss a tour of the Berlin Experience, which traces its turbulent history.
- During its turbulent history it had known dozens of presidents, but their efforts to rule had been fruitless, invariably with blood flowing.
- The history of Romany gipsies and Irish travellers in Yorkshire is a long and turbulent one - and conflict with locals and the authorities is nothing new.
- Built by Edward Longshanks and destroyed by the Duke of Cumberland's army as it advanced towards Culloden, Linlithgow Palace stands at the heart of Scotland's turbulent history.
- Since its introduction by the Further and Higher Education Act 1992, quality assurance of teaching has had a relatively brief but turbulent history.
- The town had remained calm since the turbulent times seven months ago.
- The paper has had a somewhat turbulent history.
- On no occasion throughout that turbulent history was an eventual withdrawal from the convertibility regime put under serious public discussion.
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