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

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