Countries by Literal Meaning

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Can you name the countries by what their names literally mean (including the etymology of all proper names)?

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MeaningCountryEtymology
green cape
fort
windmill valley
moon
city of prophecy
village
protected by fire
bright noble youth
land of the spear men
bearded ones
silver land
lion city
land of burnt faces
land of young cattle
shallow sea
MeaningCountryEtymology
friend of horses
fields
dove land
two seas
tall mountain
persevere with God
eight standing together
venerable island
shrimp
little castle
palace island
water's edge
house of stone
between the rivers
river land

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