Browse Submitted Place Names

This is a list of submitted place names in which an editor of the name is elbowin.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Antarctica (Region) English
Greek for "opposite of the North".
Bethesda (Body of Water) Biblical
Canberra (Settlement) English
From the city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.
Phoenicia (Region) History
from the Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē meaning "purple country", Phoenicia was a thalassocratic ancient Semitic civilization that originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the west of the Fertile Crescent.
Pondicherry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
Derived from Tamil புதுச்சேரி (putuccēri) meaning "new town". Pondicherry (Puducherry) is the capital city of an Indian state of the same name.
Shqipëria (Country) Albanian
From shqip, the ethnic name of the Albanian people, which is of uncertain origin. It may be a calque of Proto-Slavic slověne meaning "Slavs" (through Albanian shqipoj meaning "to speak clearly") or from Albanian shkabë meaning "eagle"... [more]
Varja (Settlement) Estonian