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ECCLEFECHAN   (Settlement)   Scottish
A village in South-West Scotland. It's name derives from the Cumbric eccle-, meaning 'church' (Welsh eglwys) and fechan, which meant 'small, unimportant' (Welsh fychan).
ECUADOR   (Country)   English
The name of the Country in South America. Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands... [more]
EDAM   (Settlement)   Dutch
EDEN   (River)   English
The name of a river in Cumbria, England. It derives from the Brythonic *ituna, 'to gush forth'.
EDINBURGH   (Settlement)   Scottish
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It was first attested in the Cumbric form Dinn Eidyn, meaning 'castle of Edin', hence the Gaelic name Dùn Èideann.... [more]
EESTI   (Country)   Estonian, Finnish
Possibly derived from Aesti, the name of an ancient tribe first described by the Roman historian Tacitus.
EGYPT   (Country)   English
The name of the Country. Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs... [more]
EL AAIÚN   (Settlement)   Spanish
Spanish form of Laayoune.
ELLESMERE   (Other)   English
EL SALVADOR   (Country)   Spanish
El Salvador is a small Central American nation. It's known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, surf spots and mountainous landscape. Its Ruta de Las Flores is a winding route past coffee farms, rainforests with waterfalls and towns like Juayúa, with its weekend food festival, plus Ataco, home to vivid murals... [more]
ELSINORE   (Settlement)   Literature, English
Anglicized form of Helsingør. This is the name of Hamlet's castle in William Shakespeare's play.
ELYSIUM   (Other)   Greek Mythology
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]
EMDEN   (Settlement)   German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
ESKILSTUNA   (Settlement)   Swedish
Combination of the Swedish name Eskil and Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) meaning "enclosure, fence, homestead, courtyard, plot". The town was originally called just Tuna but was renamed Eskilstuna after Saint Eskil who was stoned to death in 1080... [more]
ESSEX   (Region)   English
A county in South-Eastern England. The name means 'East Saxons'. The Saxons were a Germanic tribe which settled in Britain in the 5th century A.D.
EURÓPA   (Region)   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Europe.
EUROPE   (Region)   English, French
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Greek εὐρύς (eurus) meaning "wide" or "broad" and ὤψ, ὠπ-, ὀπτ-(ōps, ōp-, opt-) meaning "eye", "face", or "countenance". It could also be from Akkadian erebu meaning "to go down" or "set"... [more]
EVRÓPA   (Region)   Icelandic
Icelandic form of Europe.
EVRYTANIA   (Political Subdivision)   Greek
EWROPA   (Region)   Kazakh
Kazakh form of Europe.
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