DAEHAN (Country) Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 (dae)
meaning "big, great" and 韓 (han)
meaning "Korea". This is the official Korean name for South Korea
DANUBE (River) English
From Latin Danubius
, from Indo-European Danu
, probably meaning "river, water"
. This is the name of a river that flows east through Europe to the Black Sea.
DEBEN (River) English
in Old English. This is the name of a river in Suffolk.
DEBENHAM (Settlement) English
From the Old English river name DEBEN
combined with ham
meaning "home, homestead". This is the name of a town in Suffolk, on the River Deben.
DEE (River) Scottish
Possibly from a Celtic root meaning "divine"
. This is the name of a river in Scotland.
DELHI (Settlement) English
From Sanskrit दिल्ली (Dilli)
, possibly from देहली (dehali)
, or possibly from the name of a 1st-century BC king. This is the name of a large city in northern India, which includes the district of New Delhi, the Indian capital.
DENMARK (Country) English
From Danish Danmark
, derived from the ethnic name Dane
, which is possibly from Germanic den
meaning "low ground", combined with mark
meaning "borderland". This is the name of a country in northern Europe.
DERBY (Settlement) English
Means "deer farm"
in Old Norse. This is the name of a city in England.
DEUTSCHLAND (Country) German
Derived from the German deutsch
meaning "German" (ultimately from Germanic þeudo
"people") and Land
. This is the German endonym for Germany
DEVON (Political Subdivision) English
From the name of the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe. This is the name of a county in England.
DUDLEY (Settlement) English
Means "DUDDA's clearing"
in Old English. This is the name of a city in the West Midlands, England.