Country/Territory Name Meanings

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Can you name the countries and territories based on the rough English translation of their name?

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Meaning of NameCountryRoot Language
River of Shrimp
Shallow Sea
Sunday
Highlanders/The Tall Ones
Northern Way
Land of the Thunder Dragon
Those Who Domesticate Cattle/At the Foot of the Mountains/Holy Land
Ivory Coast
Ancient and Bearded
Equator
The Savior
Hippopotamus
Water Shore
Land of the People who have Crowns
Palace
Red Sea
Village/Settlement
Light Stone
Flowing Water
Bull
Cold Edge *
Fortress Built Near Water
Land of Honest Men
Bengali Country
Land of the Moors
Land of the Self Masters
Rich Port *
Two Seas
Land of Wood and Water/Land of Springs
Mountainous Land
Islands of the Moon
River of Shellfish
Land of the Horsemen
Rich in Waters/Lakes
The Bearded Ones
Meaning of NameCountryRoot Language
Warrior King
Eastern East
Land of Forty Tribes
Land of the Blacks
Isle of Hyraxes
Eel *
Place of the Moa
Eastern Borderlands
Hooded Overcoat
Quick/Fast/Hard/Tough/Strong
Land of the Aryans
Little Venice
Land of the Cossacks
Hill Town
Small Castle
Dark-Skinned/Black
Lowlands
Resplendant Island
Lion City
Trade/Exchange
Lion Mountains
Field of Blackbirds
City/To Settle or Found
Gorge
Fragrant Harbor *
Fertile Place
I Go to the Beach
Southern Land/Southern
Land of Many Waters
Trinity and Tobacco
Foreigner/Unfamiliar Neighbor *
(People of the) Ten Arrows
Jagged Mountain *
Roman Realm
White Russia
Meaning of NameCountryRoot Language
Central Nation
Copper/Land of Cypress Trees
Place of Many Fish/Abundance of Butterflies
Islands of Sheep *
Land of Punjab, Afghania, Kashmir, and Sindh
Depths
Borderland/Marches
Land of the Eagles
Fearless/Brave
Land of the Rising Sun
There was Gold *
Our Land
House of Stone
Descend
Area Where There is Nothing
Land of Silver
Indian Islands
Green Cape
Tongues of Fire/Flaming Water
Mountain of Whiteness
To Invade *
Land of Quarrels
Rich Coast
Place of Many Trees
Land of the Free
Honey/Haven
End of the Earth
Land of Ice
Terraced Bay
We Have *
Eight Islands
The Realm of One's Own Kin
Black Mountain
Lake

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