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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- After almost three years of hard work he helped bring peace to the war-torn region.
- Earlier, he would boast of his formative years stealing candy from kids in war-torn Africa.
- Carlow nurse Lily Cummins recently departed for war-torn Sudan to lend her expertise to the aid effort there.
- The many orphans of the war-torn African country of Liberia might have no stronger wish than simply to be remembered.
- The film tells the story of a ragged group of orphan children who attempt a desperate walk to freedom across a war-torn country.
- Around three million Tamils continue to live in the war-torn areas in the north and east of Sri Lanka.
- Born and raised in war-torn Nicaragua, Rebecca and her family fled to Panama as refugees in the early Eighties.
- South of Beirut, in the area around Tyre and Qana, the Hizbollah is still hanging on to the days of the war-torn past.
- The sounds of battle surrounded me, making me feel as if I were in the midst of a war-torn city.
- Despite claims of progress in the negotiations, the conflict in the war-torn province is continuing.
- She added work is also underway to rebuild war-torn areas in the province.
- We just like to concentrate mainly on rehabilitation and rebuilding of war-torn countries.
- As a stark background, the war-torn Russian populace bitterly voices its utter misery.
- I'll be talking to a veteran of political developments programs in war-torn regions.
- The coming visit will be the third for Megawati to the war-torn province since she was appointed president.
- The youngest member of the family detained last week was one of several St John's pupils who came to Rochdale from war-torn Angola.
- The young children in the war-torn city loved to paint and were always ready to learn, she said.
- The clients are obsessed with themselves, but also intrigued by the reticent Mira and her war-torn country.
- Tales of war-torn Bosnia and the suffering of the people there were commonplace in the early 90's.
- An estimated 15,000 contract workers from around the world are currently helping to rebuild war-torn Iraq.
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