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

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