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

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