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Andelle (River) French
The name of a river in Normandy, France.
Aonia (Country) English
This was an ancient name of the country of Boeotia in Greek legend, allegedly derived from that of the hero Aon. Aonia was a region sacred to the Muses, whom the English poet Alexander Pope called the "Aonian maids".
Assyria (Country) History
From the Latin Assyria, from the Ancient Greek Assuria (Ἀσσυρία), from the Akkadian Aššūrāyu, from Aššur, the ancient Akkadian capital named after the East Semitic god Ashur.... [more]
Attica (Political Subdivision) English
Fyvie (Settlement) Scottish
From the name of a Scottish village, chiefly distinguished for its castle (allegedly haunted, with a history going back to 1211), the meaning of which is uncertain. Earlier it may have been Fycyn or Fywin, according to one source from the Gaelic flodh abhuinn “wilderness by the river”... [more]
Oakland (Settlement) English
This is name of places in the United States and Canada (including the one in California).... [more]
Pompeii (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Possibly derived from the Oscan pompe "five", becoming the Latin second declension plural, pompeii. This may be because the community formerly consisted of five hamlets, or was perhaps settled by a family group (gens Pompeia).... [more]
Rovine (Settlement) History
Victorica (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Town in La Pampa Province in Argentina.