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

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