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

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