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

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