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

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