Dutch Submitted Place Names
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Form of America
Derived from Old Dutch Aeme stelle
meaning "area abounding with water"
Newer form of Aemstelredamme
, first recorded in 1275. The name is derived from Amstel
, the name of a river running through the city, and dam
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Cognate of Rīga
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Capital of Estonia
and previously known as Reval
until 1918. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is believed to be derived from Estonian Taani-linn(a)
meaning "Danish castle" or "Danish town".