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This is a list of submitted place names in which an editor of the name is blaaarg
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Coined by author Lucy Maude Montgomery as a place name in her Anne of Green Gables series. She intended for Avonlea
to echo the Avalon
of Arthurian legends, an idyllic place of beauty. Literally means "grassy meadow" from an unknown element and the Old English leah
"clearing, meadow"... [more]
In America, it is most likely used as a place name in reference to Portland, Oregon.
After the city of Tampa in the state of Florida. Tampa is from a Calusa word, the Calusa being the Native American tribe that once lived in the area. The exact word in unknown; it may have meant "sticks of fire", possibly referring to lightning, or "the place to gather sticks"... [more]
Tuscany is named after the Etruscans who settled central Italy in the 8th century BC.