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

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