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

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