In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1país de las maravillas masculineAlice in Wonderland — Alicia en el país de las maravillas
- the museum is a wonderland for vintage car enthusiasts — el museo es un paraíso para los apasionados de los coches antiguos
- These two world heritage sites are visual wonderlands for the traveler looking for something more sensitive and aesthetically rewarding than the shopping malls of Hong Kong and Singapore.
- The park is a marine wonderland with many superb diving sites and wonderful snorkeling.
- Overlooking Traverse Bay from the western shore of Old Mission Peninsula, the eight-acre site is a wooded wonderland.
- Three dancers representing twilight, darkness and full - moon create a wonderland of charm.
- It was late evening when we left Wonderland for a third wonderland: the Gold Souk.
- Following launch, early on we would receive interesting e-mails via the Web site about spectacular projects in Hawaii or Florida or other waterfront wonderlands.
- She has several vintage mirrored tables in her home, adorned with cut-glass vases full of blossoms, which create ‘a wonderland of colour, glass and light’.
- During the 1950s a new generation of land speculators sought to create a recreational wonderland at Salton Sea for wandering Los Angelenos and Vegas Rat Packers.
- Here it was a complete wonderland full of white ice that covered the earth as far as the Eastern Mountains.
- Before long, they were strolling beneath silver moonlight in one of the most spectacular horticultural wonderlands in all Viridia.
- Like Alice through the looking glass, the Russians have entered a French version of wonderland, full of bounty.
- Technology had made some places rich powerful wonderlands full of wealth, while in other places the people had so little that they sometimes starved to death.
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