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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- The medieval statues that line the world-famous Charles Bridge in Prague have seen a lot of history in the past 650 years.
- For such a world-famous city, Liverpool has yet to host a world-class restaurant.
- To the east, the world-famous Forth Bridge dominates, with the pretty villages of South and North Queensferry to either side.
- The world-famous airshow, saved this year by a News Shopper-led consortium, will go ahead in 2004 as hoped.
- The man who helped create York's world-famous Jorvik Viking Centre has offered to help save the Mystery Plays.
- There will be a chance next month to share the musical memories of world-famous tenor Thomas Round.
- At the same time, many world-famous luxury brands have targeted China as a major growth market for the next decade and beyond.
- Shops, bars, restaurants and arcades could soon be built on Southend's world-famous pier, it was revealed today.
- Plans for regeneration of the world-famous hotel were given the green light by Lancaster City councillors this week.
- Later, this place would become world-famous, people travelling from all over the globe to see it.
- And now the world-famous circus is being banned from performing in the town where it attracted crowds of 2,000 a day.
- Built in 1823, the palace has a distinct Indian flavour and you can't help but see links with the world-famous Taj Mahal.
- Ski rental services, which provide ski equipment from world-famous brands, are also not in short supply.
- The world-famous stone, situated high in the battlements of the castle, dates back to 1314.
- But in the late 1970s it was home to a poltergeist who became world-famous.
- The world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir has departed from more than 500 years tradition to perform pop and rock music.
- An entire section is devoted to the artist's commanding deer paintings including the world-famous Monarch of the Glen.
- The move opens the way for the world-famous Tiptree company to bring in about 90 foreign students to pick the strawberry crop.
- The world-famous painting stolen from a museum in Norway appears to have turned up safe and sound - in a cobbler's shop in Norden.
- The theatre became world-famous for staging protest theatre throughout the repressive apartheid years.
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