Submitted Place Names Starting with D

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Dóná (River) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Danube.
Donava (River) Latvian, Slovene
Latvian and Slovenian form of Danube.
Doncaster (Settlement) English
A town in England located on the River Don. The first element is from the Roman fort Danum, likely from an earlier Celtic settlement relating to the River Don. The second element is the Old English ceaster, 'fort' (c.f Modern English castle).
Donegal (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and town in Ireland. Meaning "place of foreigners" (i.e. the Vikings). Alternatively, it may mean "land of Conall", a king from the area. Conall means "strong wolf".
Donetsk People’s Republic (Country & Political Subdivision) English
Not available.
Dô̤ng-gŏ (Country) Chinese (Min Bei)
Min Bei romanization of Zhongguo.
Dong Gog (Country) Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Zhongguo.
Dongjia (Country) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Tonga chiefly used in Taiwan.
Đồng Nai (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 同 (đồng) meaning "same" and 狔 (nai).
Đồng Nai (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
Meaning uncertain. According to folk etymology, it is derived from Vietnamese đồng meaning "field" and nai meaning "deer"; alternately, it may be of Maasai or Cham origin. This is the name of a province of Vietnam.
Đồng Tháp (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 墥 (đồng) and 塔 (tháp) meaning "tower".
Đồng Tháp (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
Shortened form of Đồng Tháp Mười, itself from Vietnamese đồng meaning "field", tháp meaning "tower" and mười meaning "ten". This is the name of a province of Vietnam.
Doonau (River) Estonian
Estonian form of Danube.
Doral (Settlement) English
Dordrecht (Settlement) Dutch
Dordrecht is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.... [more]
Dorem Afrike (Country) Yiddish
Yiddish calque of South Africa.
Dorset (Settlement) Medieval English
named after Dorchester, 'Roman Town with Fist-Sized Pebbles'; that was after the Romans had named it Durnovaria, which probably means "Place with Fist-Sized Pebbles"
Dortmund (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
First mentioned in the 9th century AD as Throtmanni, of uncertain origin and meaning, the form Dortmunde first appeared in the 13th century. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Douchanbé (Settlement) French
French form of Dushanbe.
Douha (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Doha.
Doumpai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dubai.
Dounavis (River) Greek
Modern Greek form of Danube.
Doushanbeh (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Dushanbe.
Douvlino (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dublin.
Dover (Settlement) English
Dover is a small, but important port town in Kent, Southern England. It is derived from the Brythonic Dubrās, meaning 'water' (Modern Welsh ddwfr, 'water, tears').... [more]
Down (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland. From the Irish "Dún ná Lethglas", "dún" means fort.
Downpatrick (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized), Northern Irish
From Irish Dún Pádraig, meaning "Patrick's fort", after St. Patrick, who is said to be buried in Downpatrick Cathedral.... [more]
Draa (River) Morocco
Drayton (Settlement) English
Drayton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England.
DRC (Country) English
Abbreviation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Dresden (Settlement) German
Dresden, capital of the eastern German state of Saxony, is distinguished by the celebrated art museums and classic architecture of its reconstructed old town. The name is of Slavic origin.
Dromara (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Northern Irish (Anglicized)
From Old Irish Droim mBearach meaning “ridge of heifers”.... [more]
Druk Yul (Country) Bhutanese, Tibetan
From Tibetan འབྲུག (brug) meaning "thunder dragon" (a mythical creature in Bhutanese and Tibetan mythology) combined with ཡུལ (yul) meaning "country, nation, kingdom". This is the Bhutanese and Tibetan name for Bhutan.
Dschibuti (Country) German
German form of Djibouti
Dschuba (Settlement) German
German variant form of Juba.
Dublín (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of Dublin.
Dublîn (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Dublin.
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.
Dublin (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake"... [more]
Dublina (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Dublin.
Dublinas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Dublin.
Dublini (Settlement) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Dublin.
Dublino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Dublin.
Dubolin (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Dublin.
Dubrovnik (Settlement) Croatian
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. ... [more]
Đức (Country) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 德 (Đức), itself from Chinese 德國 (Déguó), ultimately from German deutsch. This is the Vietnamese name for Germany.
Duchanbe (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dushanbe.
Dudinka (Settlement) Russian
"Mulberry Tree" + "Feminine" noun
Duibhlinn (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Dublin.
Duinkerke (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Dunkirk.
Duinkerken (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dunkirk.
Dujwjgiz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Turkey.
Dulenn (Settlement) Breton
Breton form of Dublin.
Duluth (Settlement) English
After Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut. Name of a city in Minnesota.
Dulyn (Settlement) Cornish, Welsh
Cornish and Welsh form of Dublin.
Dumaguete (Settlement) Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano dagit meaning "snatch, abduct, carry away", so named because the area was frequently raided by pirates. This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Dumfries (Settlement) Scottish
Dumfries is a scottish/british market town , and founded in 1690.... [more]
Düna (River) German
German name of the river Daugava.
Dunai (River) Georgian
Georgian form of Danube.
Dunărea (River) Romanian
Romanian form of Danube.
Dundalk (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish Dún Dealgan, meaning "the fort of Dealgan".... [more]
Dunedin (Settlement) English (New Zealand)
This is a city in the South Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Edinburgh Of The South' due to its many historical buildings.
Dŭng-gĭng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Tokyo.
Dung Ging (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Tokyo.
Dṳ̆ng-guók (Country) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Zhongguo.
Dún Na Ngall (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Iranian, Irish
Irish form of Donegal.
Dunojus (River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Danube.
Duoge (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Togo.
Duominijia Gongheguo (Country) Chinese
Chinese calque of Dominican Republic.
Duonao (River) Chinese
Chinese form of Danube via the German form Donau.
Durban (Settlement) English
The name of a city in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa (known in Zulu as eThekwini). From D'Urban, named for Lieutenant General Sir Benjamin D'Urban (1777-1849), who was the governor of the Cape Colony when the city was named in 1835.
Durcet (Settlement) French
It is the name of a commune in north-western France.
Durham (Settlement & Region) English, Anglo-Norman
A cathedral city in the North-East of England. The name is derived from the city's Latin name Dunelm, which comprises of the Celtic element dun, 'fortress' (c.f Welsh dinas, 'city') and the Old Norse holme, which meant an island (referring to the peninsular formed by the River Wear).
Dusambé (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Dushanbe.
Düşənbə (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Dushanbe.
Duşanbe (Settlement) Gagauz, Turkish, Turkmen
Gagauz, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Dushanbe.
Dušanbė (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Dushanbe.
Dusanbe (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Dushanbe.
Duschanbe (Settlement) German
German form of Dushanbe.
Duşenbe (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Dushanbe.
Dushanbe (Settlement) Tajik, English, Russian
Mean "Monday" in Tajik, so named for a popular market that used to be held in the area on Mondays. This is the name of the capital city of Tajikistan.
Dusjanbe (Settlement) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Papiamento
Scandinavian and Papiamento form of Dushanbe.
Düsseldorf (Settlement) German
Settlement in Germany.... [more]
Duwoni (Mountain) Konjo, Eastern African
Duwoni is the Bakonjo name of Mt Speke.
Dwarf (Other) English
Dwarf is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, named for Jeremiah Combs, a short townsman who used hand drills and gunpowder to create a tunnel through solid rock nearby to divert water to his family's mill.
Dwzgoz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Deguo.
Dyfi (River) Welsh
River in north Wales.
Dyflinn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dublin.
Dzar Bye Jan (Country) Bhutanese
Dzongkha form of Azerbaijan.
Dzaudzhyqau (Settlement) Ossetian
Means "Dzaug's settlement" in Ossetian, from the name of 18th-century figure Dzaug Bugulov combined with Ossetian хъӕу (qau) meaning "village, settlement". This is the Ossetian name for Vladikavkaz.
Dženova (Settlement) Latvian, Macedonian
Latvian and Macedonian form of Genoa.
Dzhakartæ (Settlement) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Jakarta.
Dzhohor (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Johor.
Dzhokhor (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Johor.
Dzhomolungma (Mountain) Kazakh, Russian
Kazakh and Russian form of Jo-mo-glang-ma, used for Mount Everest.
Dzhomolunhma (Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Jo-mo-glang-ma, used for Mount Everest.
Dzhuba (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Juba.
Dzhybutsi (Country & Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Djibouti.
Dżibuti (Country) Polish
Polish form of Djibouti
Džibutija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Djibouti.
Džibutis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Djibouti.
Džibutsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Djibouti
Džomolungma (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Jo-mo-glang-ma, used for Mount Everest.
Dzsibuti (Country & Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Djibouti.
Dzsuba (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian variant form of Juba.
Džūba (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Juba.
Džuba (Settlement) Bosnian, Czech, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Juba in several languages.
Dżuba (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Juba.