Portugal
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Place Name PORTUGAL
TYPE: Country
Meaning & History
From Portugale, which was derived from PORTUS CALE, the old name of the city of Porto. The name of the city was later applied to the entire country.
Related Names
VARIANT: Porto (Portuguese)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Portus Cale (Ancient Roman), Portogallo (Italian), Portugale (Late Roman)