a geographical expression

a geographical expression
географическое понятие [из письма Меттерниха от 19 ноября 1849 г.: Italien ist ein geographischer Begriff Италия - географическое понятие]

...until this great work is completed our Dominion is little more than a geographical expression. (R. Cook and others, ‘Canada. A Modern Study’, ch. 9) — ...пока это грандиозное строительство трансконтинентальной железной дороги не будет закончено, наш доминион так и останется не больше чем географическим понятием.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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