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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- Domingo is highly courtly and uxorious towards her, despite the abounding stories of affairs.
- He was an almost perfect spouse - uxorious, hard working, a good provider; gentle.
- An uxorious man, he had brought to Australia his wife Vanessa, despite her phobia about flying.
- He is famously uxorious but seldom lets the cameras catch a glimpse of Moira, his wife.
- Both are uxorious men, both delight in their young families.
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