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

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