Rhodesia(Region)English From the surname Rhodes. This was a British-controlled region of southern Africa, named after the politician and imperialist Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902). It is now the independent countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Romagna(Region & Political Subdivision)Italian, English, German From Latin Romania, in this case the name of a historic region on the Adriatic coast of Italy (part of the modern administrative region of Emilia-Romagna).
Romania(Country & Region)English, Italian, Ancient Roman From Latin meaning "land of the Romans" (see Rome). This is the name of a country in eastern Europe, so named in the 16th century because of its historic and linguistic connections to the Roman Empire.... [more]
Rome(Settlement)English, French, Dutch Meaning uncertain, from Latin Roma. This is the name of the capital city of Italy, formerly the capital of the Roman Kingdom, Republic and Empire. According to legend the city was named for Romulus.