In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Its facade mixes Georgian colonnades with the loopholes and turrets of a mediaeval castle; above, Palladian arcades rise to Mughal copulas.
- It was a large castle with countless turrets, towers, and boarded-over windows.
- Many grotesque gargoyles with mysterious ochre stains around their mouths littered the castle's turrets and corners leering down at her.
- The architecture attested to its ancient heritage, with massive castle-like structures adorned with spires and turrets on nearly every building.
- It was completely surrounded by an ancient wall - with turrets and towers - and old churches and cobbled stone streets.
- Now the bunny has licence to roam all over the flat and even has his very own Chateaux Lapin: a rabbit castle, complete with turrets.
- It's a striking building with turrets and spires.
- However, they were anxious to gain control of the area again, and so in 1265 they built, but this time it was in stone and the castle reputedly had seven turrets.
- He went to the tallest turret of the castle and surveyed his land.
- Small bolts of silver lighting could be seen every once in awhile striking the black turrets of the castle.
- The fancy old house much resembled a castle, with many turrets and towers.
- Christine and I came and piled a huge mound of sand for a castle, adding turrets and walls and digging a moat that filled anew with every wave that reached it.
- I would make castles with turrets, moats and drawbridges in the firm white sand until the tide came in and swept them away.
- Sponges grow from the seabed like the turrets of a castle.
- The towers and turrets of the castle rose above the trees like huge stony fingers, and the late evening sun was bathing it in a glorious golden peachy light.
- Main Street leads to Sleeping Beauty's Castle, its turrets towering above the magic, and from here you pick from the four ‘lands’ that contain the rides and shows.
- Flames engulf the castle, whose turrets begin to crumble and fall.
- The building strongly reminded me of a medieval castle, complete with turrets and towers, and the gray stone walls practically breathed history.
- Thirty minutes passed and they arrived at a large castle, many turrets decorating it, along with high towers.
- Then he describes a house up by the watertower, a grand and mysterious place that looks out over a gorge, and has an actual castle wall with a turret.
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- He shot at the MG operator on top of the tank's turret with his pistol and killed him.
- The Americans were developing larger tanks, with cast-armour hulls and turrets, better guns, and air-cooled diesel engines.
- I watched them from the turret of the command tank where I sat with the hatch nearly closed for protection.
- Mack sprinted forward, leapt up to man the machine-gun turret.
- We need one that had decent sailing capability, three decks, and a rotating cannon turret.
- Immediately, Will rotated the turret to face his rear and destroyed the tank using his cannon.
- I immediately tried to swivel the turret, but it was no use.
- We should be able to see external point defense cannon turrets.
- The Humvee rolled to a light stop on the curb, allowing James time to jump onto the rear turret.
- When he returns to his day job, though, popping his head over the turret as an army tank commander, he'll leave behind plenty of talent in the ranks.
- Curious children clamber over the tank's turret, only to get shouted at by the men.
- As soon as Jack finished, Sam rushed out to the main laser turret.
- For its anti-submarine role, the rear turret was replaced.
- Within seconds of him entering, and barrels of all three turrets swiveled around to face him.
- The armoured turret has both laying and stabilisation drives and power supply.
- By now we had attracted the attention of the big cruiser, and the laser turrets were starting to turn.
- A new feature of the tank is that the fitted modular special armour covers the turret.
- The gun turrets swivelled and fired green lasers at the falcons.
- We coordinated nonstandard casualty evacuation, which would be done on our tank turrets, and prepared his platoon for our arrival.
- Missile three demolished one of the main plasma cannon turrets of Battery One.
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