In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wasteland) páramo masculine(jungle) jungla femininethere are still pockets of true wilderness in the highlands — en las tierras altas hay todavía zonas totalmente inexploradas
- He went into the wilderness — se fue al desierto
- the garden is a wilderness — el jardín es una jungla
- she spent many years in the literary wilderness — pasó muchos años totalmente marginada del mundo literario
- when they come out of the political wilderness — cuando vuelvan a integrarse a la vida política del país
- Incredibly, 250 years ago the Lake District was seen as an ugly and inhospitable wilderness.
- Villages of mud huts dot the hillsides and oases of green amid the barren wilderness provide sanctuary for its denizens.
- I saw sequoias as tall and straight as skyscrapers, celestial waterfalls and a wilderness stretching to unseen horizons.
- When Mohammed opened the wilderness of the Arabian desert he carried the Koran in one hand and a sword in the other.
- But why do people come to Knock instead of sampling the serenity of Lough Derg or the wilderness of Croagh Patrick?
- Because we were suppose to be barbarians running wild in the wilderness?
- Ahead is a barren land of lochans and beautifully-ridged mountains rising steeply from an uninhabited wilderness.
- Then they were released into the wilderness at the mountain's summit.
- Ponies play a crucial role in the area's ecology by eating vast amounts of vegetation and preventing the landscape turning into a wilderness.
- Who knows what might happen out there in the wilderness of desert?
- Environmental campaigners are now battling in the courts to save the desert wilderness from further destruction.
- There are different terrain types to consider if fighting out in the wilderness.
- In the wilderness, climbers ascend frozen waterfalls and ice on mountains.
- A lot of farmers went out of business, some of the more marginal farming areas reverted to wilderness.
- It is a desert wilderness, but the separation and the fear are the same.
- This does not necessarily mean going to some deserted place in the wilderness.
- Carver starts out at a disadvantage, but over time becomes uniquely suited to the tropical wilderness.
- That power isn't created by man but it's something that you see in a river in a mountain range, in a wilderness, in a wild lynx or mink and that is something that is so sacred.
- It is very sad to see what was one of the best pitch & putt courses in the country turn into a wilderness.
- Wild rice was the name because of the resemblance to rice paddies and because it was just growing wild in the wilderness.
- To the right is a wilderness, abandoned to brambles, ground elder, bindweed and buddleia.
- Isle Royale is an island wilderness supporting packs of wolves and herds of moose and is home to many rare plant species.
- This is what they claim they are doing in the wilderness in their desert camps.
- But householders in the Harwich Road area say their neighbourhood is becoming a wilderness.
- At the time he was sixteen years old and part of a survey party that followed the Shenandoah River into the wilderness.
2US(undeveloped land)parque natural masculine
3(uninviting place)a wilderness of streets — un laberinto de calles
- a wilderness of chimney stacks — un bosque de chimeneas
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