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

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