Place Names Starting with G
City in Indiana which was named after businessman Elbert Henry GARY
(1846-1927), the founder of U.S. Steel.
From Latin Germania
, first attested in the writings of Julius Caesar, used to refer to the areas east of the Rhine and north of the Danube. The origin of the term is uncertain. This is an English exonym corresponding to German Deutschland
Means "bright stream" in Brythonic. This is the name of a river in Oxfordshire, England.
Derived from the name of the river GLYME
and Old English tun
"enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of small town in Oxfordshire, England.
Possibly means "walled city" or "center" in Korean. This was the name of a kingdom which ruled most of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea
is based on it.
's town" in Old French. This is the name of various towns in Normandy.
English form of Latin Graecia
, the name used by the Romans for the land of the Greeks, derived from Greek Γραικος (Graikos)
, which is of uncertain origin. It is possibly derived from the city of Graia in Boeotia.