DALLAS(Settlement)English Several of the places bearing this name, including probably the city in Texas, were named for the American vice president George M. Dallas (1792-1864). His surname is of Old English origin meaning "valley house".
DELHI(Settlement)English From Sanskrit दिल्ली (Dilli), possibly from देहली (dehali) meaning "threshold", 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.