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The name of the Country in Central Africa. Angola is a Southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia... [more]
ARGENTINA(Country)English, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, Swedish, Swahili, Turkmen, Uzbek
The name of the Country in South America. Argentina is a massive South American nation with terrain encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle... [more]
The name of the Country in West Africa. Benin, a French-speaking West African nation, is a birthplace of the vodun (or “voodoo”) religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom from circa 1600–1900... [more]
BURUNDI(Country)English, Afrikaans, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Interlingua, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
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.
The name of a river in Cumbria, England. It derives from the Brythonic *ituna
, 'to gush forth'.
in Greek mythology, Elysium was the name of the place in the Underworld where souls who had led honorable, heroic lives went. It has since been portrayed as "paradise".... [more]
A town in Northumberland, England. From Old English feðere
"stone", and healh
The name of the Country in Central Africa. Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, has significant areas of protected parkland. The forested coastal terrain of its famed Loango National Park shelters a diversity of wildlife, from gorillas and hippos to whales... [more]
From Japanese 京 (kyo) meaning "capital" and 都 (to) meaning "city." Kyoto, Japan is known for it's beautiful shrines.
From a word coined by the French when they united the three kingdoms of Laos into the French Indochina, a group of federal colonial territories in Southeast Asia. They pluralized the word ລາວ (Lāo)
, which refers to the dominant ethnic group the region... [more]
LJUBLJANA(Settlement)Slovene, Croatian, English
The origin of the city's name is unclear. In the Middle Ages, both the river and the town were also known by the German name Laibach. This name was in official use as an endonym until 1918, and it remains frequent as a German exonym, both in common speech and official use... [more]
MADRID(Settlement)Spanish, Croatian, English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
Newer form of Magerit
. The etymology is uncertain, but it could be derived from Arabic المجريط (al-Magrīt
) "source of water". This is the name of the capital of Spain.
MALTA(Country)English, Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, West Frisian
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.... [more]
The name of the Country in the Middle East. Oman, a nation on the Arabian Peninsula, has terrain encompassing desert, riverbed oases and long coastlines on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman... [more]
PANAMA(Country)English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in Central America. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route... [more]
Suva is the capital and largest metropolitan city in Fiji.
Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.... [more]
Means "land of the Turkmens"; a combination of Turkmen Türkmen
, which is derived from Turkish Türk
"Turk" and Sogdian -myn, -men
"resembling, like" (in all meaning "resembling a Turk, like a Turk, co-Turk") and the Persian suffix ـستان (-stān)
"land, place of", "country"... [more]
UZBEKISTAN(Country)English, Russian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Swedish, Swahili, Indonesian, Serbian, Malay
The first element, Uzbek
, is of uncertain etymology. One theory suggests that the name is a combination of Turkic uz
meaning "genuine" and the Turkish military title beg
meaning "chieftain, master", ultimately from Sogdian bek
VENEZUELA(Country)English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
The name of the Country in South America. Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America with diverse natural attractions. Along its Caribbean coast are tropical resort islands including Isla de Margarita and the Los Roques archipelago... [more]