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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- Then there is the little library which is a veritable treasure trove on Kangra's rich heritage.
- This contains a veritable outpouring of medieval art; frescoes cover most of the interior walls and porch.
- The older generation is played by a veritable Spotlight casting directory of well-loved performers.
- I was speaking with a veritable banshee of a woman: red-headed, a writer and a boxer.
- Errors of judgment seem inspired, and the few shards of true inspiration sound like veritable masterpieces.
- What with ripened berries, snails, slugs and insects, there was a veritable feast on offer.
- I have a number of those guidelines and one could literally drive the veritable bus through any of them.
- Then there is the minimum wage, the assault on child poverty and a veritable revolution in constitutional affairs.
- Happily, the next decade will see a veritable slew of well-qualified candidates.
- Culture or romance, history or fun on a budget - Rome is a veritable antipasto platter of weekend choices.
- Anyone walking through the doors of the company premises should prepare themselves for a veritable banquet of glass.
- With Horace the body of criticism is a veritable totem pole whose foundation goes back to ancient times.
- The soft acid rain that has fallen this summer has the countryside a veritable patchwork quilt of colour.
- Critics, especially the press, both local and foreign, have descended like veritable vultures.
- The school going children can expect a veritable literary blitz to descend on their schools.
- She knew all too well that the man with the bigger reach strives to avoid fighting in close like a veritable plague.
- The road outside the jail was turned into a veritable fortress since last night with both ends barricaded.
- Then I plonked everything onto plates and served this veritable feast.
- At the prisoner of war camp at Springvale there is a certain Captain Waterston who is a veritable Nero.
- Women's presence in civil and political society is a veritable moral reproach.
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