In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Military Architecturebastionel último baluarte español en América — the last Spanish stronghold in America
- un baluarte inexpugnable — an impregnable fortress
2(de una organización)un baluarte de los valores tradicionales — a bastion of traditional values
- perdieron algunos baluartes como Magdalena y Santander — they lost some of their traditional strongholds like Magdalena and Santander
- es uno de los baluartes del equipo/del partido — he's one of the mainstays of the team/one of the party stalwarts
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.