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ALABAMA(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of the Native American tribe Alabama meaning "thick cutters," from Choctaw albah "medicinal plants" and amo "to clear".
ALASKA(Political Subdivision)English
Derived from Russian Аляска (Alyaska), which in turn is derived from Aleut alaxsxaq meaning "object to which the action of the sea is directed". Alaska is the largest of the 50 American states, located northwest of the United States mainland and bordering Canada.
ALBANY(Settlement)English
Name of the capital in New York, renamed after British acquisition in 1664 in honor of the Dukes of Albany (House of Stuart), hence a name borne by their retainers.
ALBERTA(Political Subdivision)English
Name of one of the 12 provinces in Canada, named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Victoria, Queen of Canada, and Albert, Prince Consort.
AMEERIKA(Country)Estonian
Estonian form of America.
AMÈRICA(Country)Catalan
Catalan form of America.
AMERIK(Country)Haitian Creole, Mongolian
Haitian Creole and Mongolian form of America.
AMERIKË(Country)Albanian
Albanian form of America.
AMERIKKA(Country)Filipino
Filipino form of America.
AMERIKO(Country)Esperanto
Esperanto form of America.
AMRIKO(Country)Tajik
Tajik form of America.
AMURKA(Country)Hausa
Hausa form of America.
ARIZONA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally as the name of a breakaway Confederate region of southern New Mexico, organized roughly along modern lines as a U.S. territory in 1863. From Spanish Arizonac, probably from a local name among the O'odham (Piman) people meaning "having a little spring"... [more]
ARKANSAS(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the French pronunciation of the Quapaw people who lived on the Arkansas River.
ATLANTA(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Georgia, named by J. Edgar Thomson, Chief Engineer of the Georgia Railroad.
BOULDER(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Colorado, from Middle English bulderston, from a Scandinavian source akin to Swedish dialectal bullersten "noisy stone", (Swedish buller "rumbling noise" + sten "stone".
BRONX(Settlement)English
Name of a borough in New York City, name after Swedish settler Jonas Bronck.
CALIFORNIA(Political Subdivision)Spanish, English
Name of a state in the United States, and two states in Mexico. California was once believed to be an island, and was named after the fictional island, California, in Garci Ordóñez de Montalvo's novel 'Las Sergas de Esplandián'... [more]
CHARLOTTE(Settlement)English
Name of a city in North Carolina, named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who had become the Queen of Great Britain just seven years before the town's incorporation.
CHICAGO(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Illinois, from town founded in 1833, named from a Canadian French form of Algonquian sheka:ko:heki "place of the wild onion," or Ojibwa shika:konk "at the skunk place".
COLORADO(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after the Colorado river, from Spanish colo + "colored" rado "reddish", "ruddy".
CONNECTICUT(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of the Connecticut river, from Algonquian quinnitukqut "at the long tidal river," from kwen "long" + ehtekw "tidal river" + enk "place".
DALLAS(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Texas, possibly named in honor of American Vice President George Mifflin Dallas. Dallas is a surname which was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "meadow dwelling".
DELAWARE(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, named after the Delaware river, which was named after Lord De La Warr, from French de la guerre or de la werre literally "of the war".
DES MOINES(Settlement)English
Name of the capital and the most populous city in Iowa, which derived from Fort Des Moines, which was named for the Des Moines River. The French des Moines translates to either "from the monks" or "of the monks".
DUBLIN(Settlement)English, Croatian
From Irish dubh "black" "dark" referring to a dark tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey on the site of the Castle Gardens at the rear of Dublin Castle.
FLORIDA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, formerly a Spanish colony, from Spanish Pascua florida, literally "flowering Easter", a Spanish name for Palm Sunday, because the peninsula was discovered on that day (March 20, 1513) by the expedition of Spanish explorer Ponce de León.
GEORGIA(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, named after King George II of Great Britain.
HAMPSHIRE(Other)English
Name of numerous places in England, foremost a large county in South England, from the name Hampton + Old English scir "division", "district".
HAMPTON(Other)English
Name of numerous places in England, from Anglo-Saxon ham "homestead " or hamm "water meadow" + tun "enclosure" "settlement".
HAWAII(Island)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, of uncertain origin. Theories from Proto-Polynesian hawaiki which possibly means place of the gods" or from Proto-Polynesian sawaiki "homeland", or possibly named for Hawaiʻiloa, legendary discoverer of the Hawaiian islands.
HONDURAS(Country)Spanish
Means "depths" in Spanish.
IDAHO(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, of uncertain origin, possibly from Shoshone term ee-da-how, meaning "gem of the mountains" or "the sun comes from the mountains".
ILLINOIS(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the modern French spelling of the Algonquian people who called themselves Inoca or Ilinouek.
IOWA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, possibly from Dakota ayuxba "sleepy ones".
KANSAS(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after Kanas river, from French variant of Kansa, native name of the Siouan people who lived there.
KASKAZINI(Country)Swahili
Swahili form of America.
KENTUCKY(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally the name of a river, which possibly derived from the Iroquoian word wyandot, meaning meadow.
KILDARE(Region)Irish, English
From Irish Cill Dara meaning "church of the oak".
LOUISIANA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after King Louis XIV of France.
MAINE(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, possibly from French Maine, a region in France (named for the river that runs through it, which has a name of Gaulish origin).
MANITOBA(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a province in Canada, from Cree manitou-wapow or Ojibwa manidoobaa, both meaning "straits of Manitou, the Great Spirit",
MARYLAND(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England.
MASSACHUSETTS(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named for the Algonquian native people who lived around the bay, from Algonquian massachusett "at the large hill," in reference to Great Blue Hill, southwest of Boston.
MIAMI(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Florida. The name was first mentioned by Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda, a captive of Indians in southern Florida for 17 years, when he referred to what is now Lake Okeechobee as the "Lake of Mayaimi, which is called Mayaimi because it is very large"... [more]
MICHIGAN(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally applied to lake Michigan, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) meshi-gami "big lake".
MINNEAPOLIS(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a city in Minnesota, from Dakota mni "river, stream" + Ancient Greek ‎polis "city".
MINNESOTA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally the name of a river, from Dakota (Siouan) mnisota, literally "cloudy water", "milky water", from mni "river, stream" + sota "slightly clouded".
MINNETONKA(Settlement)English
Name of a suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, means "great water" from Dakota mni "river, stream" and tanka "freat".
MISSISSIPPI(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally the name of a river, from Ojibwe misi-ziibi "Great river".
MISSOURI(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Illinois mihsoori, "dugout canoe".
MONTREAL(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Canada, from French le mont Royal "mont royal". Jacques Cartier named it after the nearby mountain, but it is uncertain how royal became real. A common explanation is that real is the Middle French form of Royal, but Cartier himself recorded le mont Royal when he named it.
NASHVILLE(Settlement)English
Name of the capital city in Tennessee, named after Gen. Francis Nash.
NEBRASKA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Otoe Ñí Brásge meaning "flat water".
NEVADA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Spanish Sierra Nevada "snow-covered mountains".
NEW HAMPSHIRE(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, named after Hampshire in England.
NEW JERSEY(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, named after the largest of British channel islands Jersey.
NEW MEXICO(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, a calque of Spanish Nuevo México "New Mexico".
NEW YORK(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of a city in that state, named after the then Duke of York, later King James II of England.
NORTH CAROLINA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, Named after King Charles I of England.
NORTH DAKOTA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of indigenous people of the Great Plains, from the Dakota word dakhóta "friend".
OHIO(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally used of the river, from Seneca ohi:yo "good river".
OKLAHOMA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Choctaw okla "people" "tribe" "nation" + homma "red".
OREGON(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of a large river in the west of North America, possibly from Algonquin wauregan "beautiful".
ORLANDO(Political Subdivision)English
Name of a city in Florida, named in honor of Orlando Reeves who died in 1835 during a supposed attack by Seminoles in the Second Seminole War.
PALO ALTO(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, from Spanish palo "(tree) stick" + alto "tall".
PASADENA(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, from Ojibwe pa-sa-de-na, meaning "valley of the valley" "crown of the valley" "key of the valley" or "hill of the valley". Although the Ojibwe had no ties to Southern California, Dr... [more]
PENNSYLVANIA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, literally "Penn's woods". Penn comes from Pennaeth, the welsh word for "head" "top" and Latin silvania (from Latin silvia) "wood, forrest".
RALEIGH(Settlement)English
Name of the capital in North Carolina, named for Sir Walter Raleigh, sponsor of Roanoke, the "lost colony" on Roanoke Island.
RHODE ISLAND(Island & Political Subdivision)English
Name of a state in the United States, said to have been named by Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano when he passed through in 1524, based on an imagined similarity between modern Block Island and the Greek Isle of Rhodes, or possibly from Dutch Roodt Eylandt, literally "red island", a name given by Dutch explorer Adriaen Block.
SACRAMENTO(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, from Spanish sacramento, in honor of the Holy Sacrament.
SAN ANTONIO(Settlement & River)English
Means "Saint Anthony" from Spanish san "Saint" + Antonio, a Spanish form of the given name ANTHONY. The river was named after San Antonio de Padua by the first governor of Spanish Texas, Domingo Terán de los Ríos in 1691... [more]
SAN DIEGO(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, meaning "Saint Diego" from Spanish san "Saint" + the given name DIEGO.
SAN FRANCISCO(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, from the Spanish term for St. Francis of Assisi.
SAN JOSE(Settlement)English
Name of a city in California, meaning "Saint Joseph" from Spanish san "Saint" + Jose, a Spanish form of JOSEPH.
SOUTH CAROLINA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, Named after King Charles I of England.
SOUTH DAKOTA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of indigenous people of the Great Plains, from the Dakota word dakhóta "friend".
TEGUCIGALPA(Political Subdivision)Spanish
Capital of Honduras, possibly from the Nahuatl word Taguz-galpa, which means "hills of silver".
TENNESSEE(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Cherokee tanasi, the name of a Cherokee village. The meaning is unknown.
TEXAS(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Spanish Texas, Tejas, originally an ethnic name, from Caddo taysha "friends, allies" written as a plural.
TOPEKA(Political Subdivision)English
Name of the capital city in Kansas, meaning "a good place to dig potatoes". From Kansa to "wild potato" + pi "good" + ke "to dig".
UTAH(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Spanish yuta, name of the indigenous Uto-Aztecan people of the Great Basin perhaps from Western Apache (Athabaskan) yudah "high" (in reference to living in the mountains).
VERMONT(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, literally "green mountain" from French verde "green" + mont "mountain".
VIRGINIA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, "country of the Virgin", after Elizabeth I of England, who was known as the "Virgin Queen" because she never married.
WEST VIRGINIA(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, The western, transmontane, counties of Virginia; separated from Virginia during Civil War.
WICHITA(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Kansas, named after the Native American tribe Wichita. Possibly from Wichita We-chate hatchee, "Red Water River".
WINNIPEG(Settlement)English
Name of a city in Manitoba, Canada Ojibwe wiinibig "dirty waters", from wini "dirty" + nibi "water".
WISCONSIN(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from French Ouisconsin, likely from the Miami word Meskonsing "it lies red".
WYOMING(Political Subdivision)English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Algonquian chwewamink "at the big river flat," from xw "big" + e:wam "river flat" + enk "place".
YONKERS(Settlement)English
Name of the 4th most populous city in New York state, a variant of Dutch Jonkers, jonker, "young gentleman", derived from Dutch jong "young".