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

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