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

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