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EVRYTANIA (Political Subdivision) Greek
Derived from Εὐρυτᾶνες (Eurytanes)
"Eurytanians", the name of an ancient Aetolian tribe who inhabited Eurytania, an ancient region. It is possibly derived from Greek εὐρύτης (eurytes)
meaning "width, breadth", itself a derivative of εὐρύς (eurys)
"wide, broad", or Greek εὔρυτος (eurytos)
meaning "full-flowing", from εὖ (eu)
"well" and ῥέω (rheo)
"to flow, run, stream, gush".... [more]
KAFKASIA (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Caucasia
, which is an alternative name for the Caucasus
KALAMATA (Region) Greek
The modern name Kalamáta is a corruption of the older name Καλάμαι, Kalámai, "reeds". The phonetic similarity of Kalamáta with the phrase "kalá mátia" ("good eyes") has led to various folk etymologies.
KRITI (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Krete
). This is the name of the largest and most populous island of Greece.
MEKKA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of Mecca
MONOIKOS (Settlement) Greek
This is the name of a 6th century BC Phocaean Greek colony, near what is now Monaco.... [more]
TAYGETOS (Mountain) Greek Mythology, Greek
The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
THESSALONIKI (Settlement) English, Greek
The city's name derives from the Greek words Θεσσαλός (Thessalós)
referring to the region of Thessaly and νῑ́κη (nī́kē)
"victory, success"; literally translating to "Thessalian victory"... [more]
VAVYLON (Settlement) Ukrainian, Greek
Ukrainian form of Babylon
as well as the modern Greek transcription of the name. However, in modern Greece, Vavylona
is typically the form used to refer to the capital city of ancient Babylonia.
ZAKYNTHOS (Island) Greek
Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. It is situated in the Ionian Sea and it is a Greek municipality.