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  • Lastly, this onion-shaped standing light would be an ideal addition for a space that required creative accent lighting while retaining a simple, quiet atmosphere.

    Beautiful Room : Chandelier Creative

  • When you get into the historic central part of St. Petersburg which used to be Leningrad, and before that, Petrograd, it's truly is one of the magnificent cities of the world, largely because of its architecture and massive buildings and endless churches with golden onion-shaped domes.

    Peter Worthington: The New Russia Is Much Like the Old Russia

  • Like the layers of the onion-shaped domes dotting the skyline, Moscow began to quickly unravel itself.

    Annie Fitzsimmons: Two Days In Moscow

  • STEVE INSKEEP, host: Drive through cities along the Grand Trunk Road, as we're doing this week and next on MORNING EDITION, and you will pass many religious shrines, like the three onion-shaped domes that loom over this city block in Pakistan.

    On A Hard Road, Young Indians Seek A Better Life

  • Outside the city walls, in the valley of Gethsemane, sat a Russian Orthodox church with its distinctive onion-shaped domes.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the famous Austrian architect and painter, is widely renowned for his revolutionary, colourful architectural designs which incorporate irregular, organic forms, e.g. onion-shaped domes.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Until it was sold to the United States in 1867, Alaska was part of the Russian empire, and the onion-shaped domes of Orthodox churches still rise against the sky.

    One Big Table

  • Potimarron - Bright orange, onion-shaped variety with a slight chestnutty flavour.

    Proud to Partake of Your Pumpkin Pie

  • The average person has 10,000 taste buds, which are onion-shaped structures.

    You: On a Diet

  • The church at Raivola was also Russian, with onion-shaped domes surrounded by birch trees and a Russian cemetery.

    Archive 2009-11-01

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