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

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