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LINGUIST List 23.2682

Mon Jun 11 2012

Media: Country Names and Definite Articles

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Date: 07-Jun-2012
From: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira <mcf636hotmail.com>
Subject: Country Names and Definite Articles
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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

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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