Indigenous American Place Names

These names are or were used by the various indigenous peoples who inhabit North and South America.
Cuauhtemallan (Region) Nahuatl
Nahuatl form of Guatemala.
Paraguái (Country & River) Guarani
Guaraní form of Paraguay.
Paraguay (Country, River & Settlement) Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Czech, Guarani
The name of a landlocked country in South America. It is derived from a river of the same name, of uncertain meaning. It possibly means "water from the sea" in Guaraní, from para "sea", gua "from" and y "water". In Guaraní Paraguái is the name of the country and the river, with Paraguay the name of the capital city Asunción.
Piruw (Country) Quechua, Aymara
Quechua and Aymara form of Peru.
Shenandoah (River) English, Iroquois
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Iroquois origin. This is the name of a river in the eastern United States.
Uruguái (Country & River) Guarani
Guaraní form of Uruguay.