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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- Runners encountered wintry and snowy conditions on the summit although it was mild and calm in Kirkby Stephen.
- It was one of those cold wintry days of the month of January that sent chills of frost through the air.
- It is a bleak wintry scene as an SUV makes its way down an unpaved road to a rural village.
- During this cold wintry spell maybe they might need some help with shopping or suchlike.
- To the north and northwest, the sky looks cold and wintry, the clouds like ice cubes.
- His eyes told of unspoken words, his radiant smile warmed my heart like a ray of sunshine on cold wintry day.
- Admittedly we hesitate on cold, wintry mornings when needles of rain spike the bedroom window.
- Vermeer's paintings come to life in the dappled light of wintry landscapes and the dusty darkness of candlelit interiors.
- On camera she seems angular and frosty, a wintry weather vane, but in real life much softer.
- The entire composition is unified by an extensive, wintry landscape containing distant narrative details.
- The sun was shining outside, but it didn't change the wintery cold that stuck to the windows and tried to enter the warm room.
- On a bleak wintry day, how we could improve our lot if we could just adjust the colour and brightness of the world that swirls around us.
- Sitting here in cold, wet wintry London has got me thinking of the great year I spent in Australia.
- Even though we are experiencing cold, wintry weather, the prospects of a white Christmas do not seem to be high.
- We see all four girls training for the sprint relay on a bitterly cold wintry day, with constant rain lashing the track.
- In the wintry rain, it feels bleak, but today it was bathed in summer light and it felt like a really good place to be.
- His adrenaline did not the let the cold wintry night chill his bones, he felt as warm as could be.
- Sheep brave the wintry weather at Hawes in Wensleydale during the cold snap which has hit the region
- Not least, the frosty fog that lies over the valley floor adds a cold, wintery veil.
- The restaurant and bars also traded in Euros with hot whiskeys the order of the day, staving off the chill wintry winds.
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