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

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