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Media: Country Names and Definite Articles

Submitter: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira

Submitter Email: mcf636@hotmail.com
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Media Body: From the BBC News Magazine, dated 7 June:

'Ukraine or the Ukraine: Why do some country names have 'the'?'

At http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18233844

Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
Issue Number: 23.2682
Date Posted: June 07, 2012