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

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