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Short-form name of '____ _____ of Great Britain and Northern Ireland', from Acts of Union of 1707 and 1800Adopted in 1927 from the realm's previous name,
the _____ _____ of Great Britain and Ireland
'Land of the Franks', Anglicized from Late Latin Francia, from Old Frankish Franko
Origin of 'Frank Debated'
Gibbon, Jacob Grimm: From Proto-Germanic frankisc 'free', because after conquest, only they were free of taxation
Alternate Theory: From word frankon, 'javelin' or 'lance' as the throwing axe of the Franks was known as a francisca
Theory: from Franci (Francio), one of the
Germanic kings of Sicambri in circa 61 BCE
From the toponym Schwyz first attested AD 972 as Suittes, derived from an Alemannic German proper name SuitoOriginated as an exonym, applied pars pro toto to the troops of the Confederacy
Literally means Low countries or Lowlandsin both English and native tounge
'Land of the _____' tribe mentioned in AD 98,
etymology uncertain
May derive from Germanic 'fen' or from the proposed
Proto-Germanic *finne ('wanderers', 'hunting-folk')
Two 13th cent runestone in Sweden: finlont, and another one with the modern spelling of the country plus a terminal i
From Old Norse Land of 'íss': Flóki Vilgerðarson gave named it after spotting 'a firth [or fjord] full of drift ice' to the northAlternate, not widely held Theories: Named after either
the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis or with Jesus
Or so named to dissuade outsiders from settling there
'Land of the Belgae', from Roman province Gallia BelgicaTheory: Proto-Celtic root *belg- from the Proto-Indo-European *bhelgh-, both meaning 'to bulge' or 'to swell' (particularly with anger) and cognate with the Old English belgan, 'to be angry'
Alternate Theory: proposed Proto-Indo-European root meaning 'dazzling' or 'bright'
After 'Éire' from Proto-Celtic *Īweriū, 'the fertile place' or 'Place of Éire (Eriu)', a Celtic fertility goddessMay come from a reflex of Proto-Indo-European *arya, or from variations of the word for 'west' (iar, iarthar)
Often mistakenly derived as 'Land of Iron'
Meaning uncertain: Anglicized from Latin name, popularized by Julius Caesar referring to all tribes east of the Rhine, north of Danube (Name first used by Gauls)Proposed derivations: Celtic gair- ('neighbor'), gairm ('battle-cry') or *gar ('to shout'), and gar ('spear')
Name in old native tongue root *theudo, meaning 'people, race, nation', which was initially used as a blanket term referring to the 'common language', but originally referred to Kingdom of Mercia, which was English
'Eastern March', Latinized as early as 1147 from Old High German Ostarrîchi (996) or a similar word
first appears in the 'Ostarrîchi document' of 996
Present Anglicized form first used in the 12th century
Alternate Theory: Derived from Celtic Norig, 'eastern'
A common pseudoetymology renders it as 'Eastern Empire'
'Little Castle'From Celtic Lucilem 'small' and Germanic burg: 'castle'
From the old Norse norðr and vegr Refers to long coastal passages from its western tip to its northernmost lands in the Arctic
From the German 'Light stone' ('light' as in 'bright')From the dynasty which purchased and united
the counties of Schellenberg and Vaduz
Etymology unknown, may derive from Arabic ad-Darra ('The Forest') or Navarro-Aragonese andurrial ('scrubland')One folk etymology holds that it derives from the Biblical Endor, a name bestowed by Louis le Debonnaire after defeating the Moors in the 'wild valleys of Hell'
Etymology is generally not agreed upon but may derive from Proto-Germanic Swihoniz meaning 'one's own', referring to one's own Germanic tribeOld Norse Sviþjoð: Svi links to the Proto-Indo-European language *suos ('one's own', 'of one's own kin')
þjoð, means 'people', cognate with deut
Modern name Derived through back-
formation from Old English Swēoþēod
Etymology uncertain, but probably 'The Danish forest' or 'march' in reference to the forests of southern SchleswigEtymology uncertain, but has been derived from the proposed Proto-Indo-European root *dhen 'low, flat' or related to German Tenne 'threshing floor', English den 'cave', Sanskrit dhánuṣ-; and root *mereg- ('edge, boundary') via Old Norse merki ('boundary') or more probably mǫrk ('borderland, forest')
Former folk etymology derived the name from an eponymous king Dan of the region

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