In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This site is one of the four recognized commercial turquoise deposits in Colorado.
- She was wearing baggy black drawstring pants, a maroon sweater, and turquoise jewelry.
- Their lands are known for delicate gold work and abundance of gemstones, especially turquoise.
- He has long, black braids and wears a large silver bracelet with turquoise.
- Slipping on a matching chunky turquoise bangle, she walked out into the hall.
- It is the kind of restaurant that requires you to wear a black polo neck, and lots of big, turquoise jewellery.
- The mine attracted notice because of the discovery of turquoise crystals.
- Some jewels, such as turquoise, traditionally had a sacred value, beyond adornment.
- Each exquisite creation is studded with semi precious stones like turquoise, amethyst, pearls and corals.
- Precious stones like turquoise and lapis lazuli came from the West and silk from China via Central Asia.
- Rhoda had gotten her a pair of dangly earrings with tiny clunky turquoise chunks hanging from it.
- Everything is adorned with gold, ruby, turquoise, emeralds and more gold.
- In the middle of the sword was a turquoise dragon-shaped jewel, much like the one on his shield.
- He wore heavy turquoise Navajo jewelry with one single giant platinum and diamond ring.
- She'd received a set of green turquoise earrings six months ago, for her Christmas present.
- The ship landed in the Land of Midian to trade corn for copper and turquoise, and there, Moses slipped away from the rest of the crew.
- Even then, cocoa was a cash crop, the seeds traded for gold, silver, turquoise, maize, oil, beans, incense and cotton.
- To help remind myself not to drink, I am wearing a silver and turquoise bracelet.
- The report that small pieces of turquoise washed off the hills onto the streets after a heavy rain is not exactly true.
- Years ago, people would come to these shrines to leave offerings of turquoise, jade and silver for the gods.
2also turquoise blue(color)turquesa feminineazul turquesa masculine
- The sea was a deep turquoise, and the sun was still shining brightly.
- I would immerse myself in the clear turquoise waters and savour the soothing feel of the warm ocean.
- Turquoise seas, white sands and blue skies… It could only be Fiji.
- The magnificent rock verticals, lush meadows and turquoise waters left me literally breathless.
- The sun lit their faces and a turquoise sea rippled behind them.
- The mountains were my back garden and the turquoise sea was my paddling pool.
- She'd grown her hair out longer and she was wearing a turquoise dress.
- The splashback area and floor are covered with hand-painted Italian tiles in dark turquoise and terracotta.
- The main attraction, however, is the turquoise lagoons.
- Her long turquoise dress hung down to her feet with a black trench coat covering.
- They had landed on a crystalline, turquoise lake that was glassy smooth.
- These islands are blessed with exotic beauty of turquoise blue waters and sandy beaches.
- Leave winter behind for warm sandy beaches, coral reefs, and bright turquoise waters filled with colorful fish.
- Immersing myself in the clear turquoise Sardinian sea became a daily fix.
- The turquoise water sparkled in the brilliant sunlight, dazzling the four birds as they hopped across the warm wet sand towards it.
- The cliffs drop down to secluded bays with jagged rocks and turquoise water.
- He was cute, especially with the turquoise colored eyes.
- Her turquoise blue eyes danced in the moonlight.
- The expanse of green, turquoise and blue water opened up before me, stretching to the horizon.
- Underneath her sweater she wore a long shirt that was bright turquoise and had gold stars on it.
1(invariable adjective) turquesaturquoise blue — (invariable adjective) azul turquesa
- turquoise green — verde turquesa
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