In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wanderer)vagabundo masculinevagabunda feminine
- Vagabond Tales is loosely based around the adventures of a musical vagabond who travels around the world and through time to bring different kinds of music back to the traveling minstrels of Barrage.
- Beggars, vagabonds, prostitutes, and criminals occupied the bottom of this social order, and might have made up as much as 10 to 20 per cent of the urban population.
- He writes about artisans, peasants, the rural poor, vagabonds, and beggars.
- Elizabethan England faced a mounting economic problem as the poor became poorer, and a growing army of vagabonds and beggars roamed the streets and countryside.
- A decree of Napoleon in 1808 sent vagabonds to prison and beggars to dépôts de mendicité where they were subjected to forced labour.
- He is, says his biographer, ‘an old-fashioned theatrical vagabond, travelling light’.
- The carnie is no longer a punchline for a joke but a vanishing breed of vagabond that triggers wanderlust nostalgia, not thoughts of syphilis and criminal misdeeds.
- Judging by the clothing quality, the individual looked like a vagabond.
- Where have they gone, those loafing heroes of folk song, those vagabonds who roam from one mill to another and bed down under the stars.
- Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Eleanor cared for a succession of hoboes, vagabonds, and bums who called at the back door of the large house the family owned on Hamond Street in Chicago.
- Every European country legislated against vagrancy, often insisting that vagabonds should be returned to their parish of origin, and if necessary whipped or branded to deter them from trying again.
- I worked at a racetrack, picked fruit, traveled about as a vagabond.
- Three categories of poor were subsequently recognized: sturdy beggars or vagabonds, regarded as potential trouble-makers, the infirm, and the deserving unemployed.
- I am a dogged traveler, the determined vagabond.
- I was walking to my campus, it was in 1985, when I saw the body of a vagabond not far from the campus entrance gate.
- He had found her, a run away vagabond, on the side of the road.
- We're just vagabonds, traveling from one place to another.
- He then became a vagabond, initially sleeping on the streets or wherever he could find shelter.
- Those who died on the Marina beach included fishermen, vagabonds, rag-pickers etc. who either had no home to go to or were out doing their bit to earn enough for one proper meal a day.
- A group of vagabonds and derelicts inhabit a shelter in Moscow, presided over by a fanatical leader who preaches the love of everyone for everyone.
2archaic(criminal)bandolero masculinebandolera feminine
- The husband arranges her marriage with a person who is considered a vagabond.
- I don't attract a clientele of vagabonds and rogues and scurrilous types with evil motives.
- We can't afford first time grants for houses, but we can afford €60m to buy an ego boosting plane for the vagabonds who squandered the boom years.
- According children V.I.P treatment only helps to groom rogues and vagabonds in the long term.
- She got married one lunchtime and didn't tell her parents until she was four months pregnant, because my father was an actor, and actors then were kind of vagabonds, you know.
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