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

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