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Adal Sultanate (Country) History
The Adal Sultanate, or Kingdom of Adal or Awdal, was a Muslim Somali kingdom and sultanate located in the Horn of Africa.
Aleksandria (Settlement) Bulgarian
Alsácia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alsace (a region of France).
Alsacia (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Alsace (a region of France).
Anatólia (Region) Hungarian, Portuguese, Slovak
Hungarian, Portuguese and Slovak form of Anatolia.
Aquitania (Region) Spanish
Aquitania was a region of Gaul inhabited by the Aquitani, a people living in Gallo-Roman times in what is now Aquitaine, France.
Arica (Settlement) Spanish
It is the name of province, and town in Chile. It is also the name of a town in Colombia.
Arılı (Settlement) Turkish
Armorica (Country) History
Armorica or Aremorica is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers.
Ashton (Settlement) English
Athen (Settlement) German
Attica (Political Subdivision) English
Avalbane (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Abhaill Bhán "white orchard". This is or was the name of a township in the civil parish of Clontibret in County Monaghan, Ireland.
Azerbajdžan (Country) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of Azerbaijan.
Baltimore (Settlement) English
Baltimore is an independent city in the state of Maryland within the United States.
Barcelona (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, English
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
Beč (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Vienna.
Bentleigh (Settlement) English
Bernicia (Political Subdivision) Anglo-Saxon
Bharatpur (Region) Indian
Blackheath (Political Subdivision) English
English place name which may be a corruption of "bleak heath", or simply mean "dark heath" from Old English blæc "black" and hǣth (see also Heath)... [more]
Bosna i Hercegovina (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Budimpešta (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of Budapest.
Bugarska (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Bulgaria.
Burundi (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Buzzards Bay (Body of Water) English
Buzzards Bay is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Caleta (Settlement) Spanish
City name meaning ''little bay, inlet, or cove''. Most often La Caleta.
Cam (River) English
The River Cam is the main river flowing through Cambridge in eastern England.... [more]
Cambridge (Settlement) English
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of London.... [more]
Češka (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic in various languages.
Cipar (Country & Island) Croatian
Croatian form of Cyprus.
Crna Gora (Country) Montenegrin, Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Montenegrin form of Montenegro, which several other Balkan countries have adopted as their name for the country. The name literally means "black mountain", as it is derived from the South Slavic adjective crn meaning "black" combined with the South Slavic noun gora meaning "mountain".
Cuzco (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Incan (Hispanicized), Quechua (Hispanicized), Spanish (Archaic)
Traditional spelling of Cusco, a city in Peru which was the capital of the Inca Empire. Cusco is the Hispanicized form of Quechua Qusqu meaning "rock, boundary stone; heap of earth and stones; nucleus; navel; bed, dry bed of a lake".
Dordrecht (Settlement) Dutch
Dordrecht is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.... [more]
Dublin (Settlement) English, Croatian
From Irish dubh "black" "dark" referring to a dark tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey on the site of the Castle Gardens at the rear of Dublin Castle.
Dubrovnik (Settlement) Croatian
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. ... [more]
Eden (River) English
The name of a river in Cumbria, England. It derives from the Brythonic *ituna, 'to gush forth'.
Ekvatorska Gvineja (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian
Bosnian, Croatian and Macedonian form of Equatorial Guinea.
Elysium (Other) Greek Mythology
in Greek mythology, Elysium was the name of the place in the Underworld where souls who had led honorable, heroic lives went. It has since been portrayed as "paradise".... [more]
Engleska (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of England.
Featherstonhaugh (Settlement) English
A town in Northumberland, England. From Old English feðere "feather", stān "stone", and healh "corner."
Gabon (Country) Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Derived from Portuguese gabão meaning "cloak, overcoat", used to refer to the shape of the estuary of the Komo River by Libreville. This is the name of a country in Central Africa along the Atlantic coast.
Geneva (Settlement) English
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.... [more]
Genève (Settlement) French
French form of Geneva.
Genevra (Settlement) Romansh
Romansh form of Geneva.
Genf (Settlement) German
German form of Geneva.
Ginevra (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Geneva.
Gotham City (Settlement) Popular Culture
Gotham City is a fictional city and the home of superhero Batman (see Gotham).
Grčka (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Greece.
Gvineja Bisau (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guinea-Bissau.
Hvar (Island) Croatian
Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, located off the Dalmatian coast.... [more]
Jičín (Settlement) Czech, Medieval Czech
Name comes from first name Jitka. Literally Jitka's town.
Jǫtunheimr (Other) Norse Mythology
Combination of Old Norse jǫtunn "jotun, giant" and heimr "home, earth, world". Jǫtunheimr is the home of the jǫtunn, a type of entity in Norse mythology.
Judice (Settlement) English
Judice is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Južnoafrička Republika (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of South Africa.
Kittim (Settlement) Hebrew
Kittim was a settlement in present-day Larnaca on the west coast of Cyprus, known in ancient times as Kition, or (in Latin) Citium. On this basis, the whole island became known as Kittim in Hebrew, including the Hebrew Bible.
Kosovo (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Albanian Kosova or Kosovë, which is derived from Serbian кос (kos) meaning "blackbird", an ellipsis of Косово Поље (Kosovo Polje) meaning "blackbird field"... [more]
Krk (Island) Croatian
Krk is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar county.
Kyoto (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 京都 (kyōto) meaning "capital city", itself borrowed from Middle Chinese. This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Latvija (Country) Latvian, Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Slovene
Derived from Latgalians, the name of an ancient Eastern Baltic tribe inhabiting present-day Latvia.
Lhotse (Mountain) Tibetan
Lhotse is the name of a mountain in Tibet. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. ... [more]
Limnia (Body of Water) Greek (Rare)
Lisza (Settlement) Hungarian
Lisa (German: Lissa; Hungarian: Lisza) is a commune located in Romania, Brașov County, in the Făgăraș area.
Ljubljana (Settlement) Slovene, Croatian, English
The origin of the city's name is unclear. In the Middle Ages, both the river and the town were also known by the German name Laibach. This name was in official use as an endonym until 1918, and it remains frequent as a German exonym, both in common speech and official use... [more]
Lucera (Settlement) Italian
Lucera is an Italian city in the province of Foggia in the region of Apulia, and the seat of the Diocese of Lucera-Troia.... [more]
Madrid (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From the older name Magerit, which is of uncertain meaning and origin. It may be derived from Arabic اَلْمَجْرِيط‎ (al-majrīṭ) meaning "source of water", from Latin matrix meaning "mother, source, origin (of rivers)", or from Celtic mageto ritu meaning "great bridge"... [more]
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
Mauretanija (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Mauritania.
Mauricijus (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of Mauritius.
Moldavija (Country & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Lithuanian and South Slavic name for the historical region of Moldavia. The name is also used to refer to Moldova, a country that currently contains most of the aforementioned region.
Nandru (Settlement) Romanian
Narela (Settlement) Indian
Neiel (Settlement) Biblical
Obala Bjelokosti (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ivory Coast.
Oman (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Arabic عمان‎ (ʿUmān), which is of disputed etymology. It may be from Arabic عُمَانَة (ʿumāna), a byname for the historical city of Sohar (presently located in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman), which is probably derived from the root ع م ن‎ (ʿ-m-n) meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell"... [more]
Osijek (Settlement) Croatian
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia... [more]
Panama (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Spanish Panamá of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from the name of a tree commonly found in the area (genus Sterculia), from an indigenous word meaning "many butterflies", from Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away", or from a Guaraní word meaning "place of many fish"... [more]
Pécs (Settlement) Hungarian
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country.
Pečuh (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Pécs.
Perth (Settlement) English
Râca (Political Subdivision) Romanian
Reynosa (Settlement) Spanish
Reynosa is a border city in the northern part of Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is also the municipal seat of Reynosa Municipality.
Rhinelander (Settlement) American
The name of a town in Oneida County, Wisconsin and the home of the Hodag, a cryptid with the head of a frog, the face of an elephant, and the body of a dinosaur. It was named after Frederic W. Rhinelander.
Rijeka (Settlement) Croatian
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia... [more]
Rim (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Rome.
Rovine (Settlement) History
Roxbury (Settlement) English
A name of several towns in the United States and Canada, including a neighborhood within the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
Sarajevo (Settlement) Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, English
From Turkish saray meaning "palace, mansion, house" and ova meaning "plain, lowland" or the Slavic suffix -evo used to indicate place names. This is the name of the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Saudijska Arabija (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Saudi Arabia.
Shkup (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Skopje.
Sijera Leone (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Sierra Leone.
Sinai (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
Skopje (Settlement) Macedonian, English, French, German
Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. ... [more]
Skoplje (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Skopje.
Škotska (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Scotland.
Somália (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Somalia.
Soquel (Settlement) English
Soquel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States approximately 75 miles (120 km) south of San Francisco, and forms part of the north coast of Monterey Bay.... [more]
Split (Settlement) Croatian
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.... [more]
Srednjoafrička Republika (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Central African Republic.
Stungaičiai (Settlement) Lithuanian
Stungaičiai is located in Šilalė district municipality, Tauragė county, Lithuania.
Suva (Settlement) Fijian
Suva is the capital and largest metropolitan city in Fiji.
Svazi (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian and Slovenian form of Swaziland. The country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018 and so it is now known as Esvatini in the aforementioned three languages.
Sveti Toma i Princip (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of São Tomé and Príncipe.
Timperley (Settlement) English
Timperley is a suburban village in Altrincham in the borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.... [more]
Tisza (River) Hungarian
Name of one of the main European rivers that starts in Ukraine and passes through Hungary.
Togo (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
Trewellard (Settlement) Cornish
Trewellard is a small village on the north coast road between St Just and St Ives in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Turkmenistan (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, which is from the name of the Turkmen people combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is believed by some to mean "resembling a Turk" or "co-Turk", from the name of the Turkic peoples combined with the Sogdian suffix -myn or -men... [more]
Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of United Arab Emirates.
Ujedinjeno Kraljevstvo (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of United Kingdom.
Umbria (Region) Italian
Vancouver (Settlement & Island) English (Canadian)
City and Island in Canadian province British Columbia, named after the explorer George Vancouver.
Varaždin (Settlement) Croatian
Varaždin is a city in Northern Croatia.... [more]
Vatikan (Country) Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Estonian, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkish
Form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to Vatican City.
Veszprém (Settlement) Hungarian
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights.
Victorica (Settlement) Spanish (Latin American)
Town in La Pampa Province in Argentina.
Vukovar (Settlement) Croatian
Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia.... [more]
Waverton (Settlement) English
Possibly means "Weaver Town" from Old English waver meaning weaver, and ton meaning town.
Wrocław (Settlement) Polish
From the Old Polish names Wrocisław, Wrócisław or Warcisław, meaning a return to glory. Cognate with Czech Vratislav. It is associated with Vratislaus I of Bohemia, the legendary founder, but the first records of the city appear decades after his death... [more]
Xeresa (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Xeresa is a municipality in the comarca of Safor in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Zadar (Settlement) Croatian, English
Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city.... [more]
Zagreb (Settlement) Croatian
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.... [more]
Zelenortska Republika (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cape Verde.
Ženeva (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Geneva.