Body of Water Place Names

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CHAD   (Body of Water & Country)   English, Spanish
From Arabic تشاد (Tshad), derived from a Kanuri word meaning "lake, large expanse of water". This is the name of a lake in central Africa, as well as the country that is named after it. The lake also borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.
CHADE   (Body of Water & Country)   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CHAD.
CIAD   (Body of Water & Country)   Italian
Italian form of CHAD.
CZAD   (Body of Water & Country)   Polish
Polish form of CHAD.
EURIPOS   (Body of Water)   Ancient Greek
Possibly from Greek ευ (eu) "good" and ‘ριπη (rhipe) "throw, swing". This was the name of the strait between Euboea and Boeotia.
EURIPUS   (Body of Water)   Ancient Roman
Latin form of EURIPOS.
EVRIPOS   (Body of Water)   Greek
Modern Greek of EURIPOS.
TCHAD   (Body of Water & Country)   French
French form of CHAD.
TSCHAD   (Body of Water & Country)   German
German form of CHAD.
TSHAD   (Body of Water & Country)   Arabic
Arabic form of CHAD.
VICTORIA   (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water)   English
From the given name VICTORIA. It has generally been bestowed in honour of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). This is the name of many places in the former British Empire, including an Australian state and a Canadian city.
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