In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Geographyvorágine feminineremolino masculine
- The thunder and lightning had abated for the time being, and now the rain was falling in slashing torrents, turning the streets into rivers, grates and drains into gurgling whirlpools and eddies.
- The victims died when their raft was swept into a whirlpool during a trip down the Salzach river in 1999.
- She watched the currents rush into whirlpools and swirl and swirl until they bumped into the next whirlpool, finally disappearing hundreds of feet beneath the water.
- We stood on a cliff at the southern tip of Deer Island, staring down at the rips, eddies, and whirlpools tearing through the water below.
- After a few minutes of hard rowing, she was directly east of the whirlpool, but only fifty feet away.
- Considering the strong currents and whirlpools, the north-east side proved surprisingly silty but the south side was completely different.
- Noca jumped out of the boat, which was quickly drawn into the whirlpool.
- He miscalculated the tides and the whirlpool dragged the outboard engine off his boat and capsized it.
- Local fishing crews had told him of the Lombok Strait's fiendishly shifting currents, vicious whirlpools, and unexpected waves far from shore.
- Quickly, a whirlpool began to form at the center of the river.
- The rest of it flow backwards against the natural flow of the river creating a small whirlpool effect.
- It has an outdoor pool and sun terrace, indoor pool with health and beauty complex, whirlpool, Sauna and solarium.
- After the Sirens are the drifting rocks which must be avoided by taking a route that goes past Scylla, a six-headed monster, and Charybdis, a whirlpool.
- Huge currents flowing past islands and peninsulas generate enormous swirls in their wake, occasionally casting off giant whirlpools.
- Swimming as he never had done before in his life, Winton made it out of the main current and into another whirlpool.
- Powerful whirlpools have killed seafarers and devoured an occasional small boat - but not Ulysses' 20-oar galley nor modern ships.
- The crew have survived force eight gales and 50 ft-high waves, whirlpools, rip-tides and even a water shortage caused by a lack of sunshine to power solar panels.
- He gestures to eddying whirlpools and rapids shooting through jagged rocks on both sides of the river, which is so narrow two ships could hardly pass each other.
2piscina de hidromasaje feminine
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