Countries by Name Meaning

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Can you name the countries by the meaning of their names?

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MeaningCountryLanguage
Bearded OnesPortuguese
Bengali CountryBengali
Black MountainItalian
Centre PlaceTaino
CopperGreek
DepthsSpanish
East EastMalay
East RealmGerman
Ember-ColouredPortuguese
End of the EarthMalagasy
EquatorSpanish
ExcellentMalay
FearlessMongol
Fortress Near WaterArabic
GilbertMispronun-ciation
Green CapePortuguese
HippopotamusMalinke and/or Bamana
HoneyGreek
Hooded OvercoatPortuguese
Houses of StoneShona
Island of the MoonArabic
Isle of HyraxesPhoenician
MeaningCountryLanguage
LakeBornu
Land Below the AegeanLatin
Land of BlackbirdsSerbian
Land of Forty TribesPersian
Land of HorsemenSanskrit, Persian
Land of FreedomLatin
Land of Self-MastersTurkic, Sogdian, Persian
Land of the HonestMore and Dioula
Land of the MoorsLatin
Land of Wood and WaterTaino or Arawak
Light StoneGerman
Little CastleCeltic and Germanic
Little VeniceSpanish
Lion CitySanskrit
Lion MountainsPortuguese
LowlandsGermanic
Magnificent IslandSanskrit
Mountain of WhitenessKikuyu
Mountainous LandTaino or Arawak
Old and BeardedSpanish, Portuguese
Place of Many FishCueva
Place of Many TreesNahuatl
MeaningCountryLanguage
ProphecyLatin
RedLatin
Rich CoastSpanish
River of ShellfishGuarani
Shallow SeaSpanish
ShrimpPortuguese
SilverLatin
Single-DwellingGreek
Small IslandsGreek
Struggled with GodHebrew
Sun-OriginMandarin
SundayLatin
Ten ArrowsTurkic
Terraced BayMandarin
The SaviourSpanish
Two SeasArabic
VillageIroquoian
WallaceMispronun-ciation
White LandGreek
WomenSusu

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