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MACÁÇAR (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of MAKASSAR.
MACARISTAN (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of MAJARESTAN, referring to Hungary.
MACARISTAN (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of MAJARESTAN, referring to Hungary.
MACARONESIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Macaronesia.
MACASAR (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of MAKASSAR.
MACEDÓNIA (Region) Slovak, Portuguese (European)
Slovak and Portuguese form of MACEDONIA.
MACEDÔNIA (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of MACEDONIA.
MACEDONIA (Region) Ancient Greek (Latinized), English, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Derived from Greek Μακεδονία (Makedonia), which is the name of an ancient kingdom and region that was named after the ancient Macedonian people. In turn, their name is derived from ancient Greek μακεδνός (makednós) meaning "tall, taper".
MACEDONIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of MACEDONIA.
MACHATSJKALA (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of MAKHACHKALA.
MACHELONIA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, English, Italian
Derived from Μαχελονία (Machelonia), the ancient Greek name for a region and satrapy of the Sasanian Empire. It was named after the Colchian (i.e. Kartvelian) tribe that lived there, who were known to the ancient Greeks as the Μαχελῶνες (Machelones) or the Μαχελονοι (Machelonoi)... [more]
MACHELONIEN (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of MACHELONIA.
MADAGASCAR (Country & Island) English
An island country in Africa.
MADAGASIKARA (Country & Island) Malagasy
Malagasy form of MADAGASCAR.
MADAGASKARA (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of MADAGASCAR.
MADAGASKARAS (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MADAGASCAR.
MADAGASKARI (Country & Island) Albanian, Georgian, Greek
Albanian, Georgian and Greek form of MADAGASCAR.
MADAHASKAR (Country & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MADAGASCAR.
MADAJIASIJIA (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of MADAGASCAR.
MADDICUT (Settlement) English (American)
This is the name of a Massachusets town
MADELI (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MADRID.
MADHINA (Settlement) Bashkir
Bashkir form of MEDINA.
MADINA (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Avar, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Kannada, Karakalpak, Lak, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Tajik, Telugu, Tatar, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of MADINAH as well as the form of MEDINA used in various languages.
MADINAT (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of MEDINA.
MADINEH (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of MEDINA.
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]
MADRITI (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of MADRID.
MADŽAPAHIT (Country & Settlement) Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian
Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, and Serbian form of MAJAPAHIT.
MADZHAPAHIT (Country & Settlement) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of MAJAPAHIT.
MADZHAPAKHIT (Country & Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian
Belarusian, Kazakh, and Russian form of MAJAPAHIT.
MA'ERDAIFU (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of MALDIVES.
MA'ERTA (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of MALTA.
MAGADAN (Political Subdivision) Biblical
"Harp" or "to Cut, Invade, Expose"... [more]
MAGINDANAO (Political Subdivision) Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian
MAGINDANAW (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of MAGUINDANAO.
MƏĞRIB (Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of MAGHREB, referring to the region.
MAGʻRIB (Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of MAGHREB, referring to the region.
MAGRIB (Region) Catalan, Estonian, Russian, Eastern African, Somali
Catalan, Estonian, Russian, and Somali form of MAGHREB, referring to the region.
MAĞRIP (Country & Region) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of MAGHRIB. It is used to refer to the country of Morocco in Crimean Tatar while it refers to the region in Turkish.
MAGUINDÁNAO (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of MAGUINDANAO.
MAGUINDANAO (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish
From Spanish Maguindanao, which is a corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from the word danao meaning "lake"... [more]
MAHACHQALA (Settlement) Avar
Avar form of MAKHACHKALA.
MAIDINA (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MEDINA.
MAIGH EO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of MAYO.
MAIJIA (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MECCA.
MAÏKOP (Settlement) French
French form of MAYKOP.
MAILILAN (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of MARYLAND.
MAINE (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, possibly from French Maine, a region in France (named for the river that runs through it, which has a name of Gaulish origin).
MAINILE (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of MANILA.
MAJACHKALÁ (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of MAKHACHKALA.
MAJAPAHIT (Country & Settlement) Indonesian, Balinese, Sundanese, Malay, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Sanskrit, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "bitter maja", from Javanese maja referring to the bael tree (genus Aegle) and Malay pahit meaning "bitter, acrid". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as its capital city) based on the island of Java that existed from 1293 to 1527.
MAJAPAIT (Country & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Portuguese
Javanese and Portuguese form of MAJAPAHIT.
MAJARESTAN (Country) Persian
From مجار (majâr), the Persian name for the Hungarian people, combined with the suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Hungary.
MAJARISTAN (Country) Urdu
Urdu form of MAJARESTAN, referring to Hungary.
MAJLAIZSIHYA (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of MALAIXIYA.
MAJORCA (Island) English
Majorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands, which are part of SPAIN and located in the Mediterranean. The local language, as on the rest of the Balearic Islands, is Catalan, which is co-official with Spanish.
MAJORISTON (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of MAJARESTAN, referring to Hungary.
MAKAOU (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Macau.
MAKARONESIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macaronesia.
MAKASARA (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of MAKASSAR.
MAKASARAS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MAKASSAR.
MAKASSAR (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
From Makassarese akkasaraki nabbiya meaning "appearance of the prophet", taken from a legend in which a 16th-century king was supposedly approached by the Prophet Muhammad himself. This is the name of a city in Indonesia that serves as the capital of the South Sulawesi province.
MAKASSARU (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of MAKASSAR.
MAKAU (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, Polish
Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, and Polish form of Macau.
MAKEDÓNÍA (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of MACEDONIA.
MAKEDONIE (Region) Czech
Czech form of MACEDONIA.
MAKEDONIEN (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of MACEDONIA.
MAĶEDONIJA (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKEDONIYA (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKEDOONIA (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKHACHKALA (Settlement) Russian, Armenian, Belarusian, English, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Ossetian, Tagalog, Tatar, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "Makhach's fortress", from the given name MAKHACH and Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress". This is the name of the capital city of Dagestan, named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
MAKHATCHKALA (Settlement) French, Portuguese
French and Portuguese form of MAKHACHKALA.
MAKINDANAO (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of MAGUINDANAO.
MAKKA (Settlement) Arabic, Avar, Bashkir, Chechen, Hindi, Ingush, Lak, Marathi, Nepali, Swahili, Tajik, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of MAKKAH as well as the form of MECCA used in various languages.
MAKKAH (Settlement) Arabic, Malay, English
Arabic and Malay form of MECCA as well as an English variant.
MAKURIA (Country & Region) History, English
Derived from Μακουρια (Makouria), which is the hellenized form of the autochthonous name of a Nubian kingdom that existed from the 5th century AD to the late 15th century AD. The original Nubian name is unknown, as is its meaning... [more]
MALADÉWA (Country) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese, and Sundanese form of MALDIVES.
MALADÈWA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of MALDIVES.
MALADEWA (Country) Indonesian, Banjar, Minangkabau
Indonesian, Banjarese and Minangkabau form of MALDIVES.
MALADIWA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of MALDIVES.
MÁLAGA (Settlement) Spanish
The city name of Málaga came from the latin name "Malacca".
MALÀISIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of MALAYSIA.
MALAISIA (Country) Greek, Hawaiian
Greek and Hawaiian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAISIE (Country) French
French form of MALAYSIA.
MA-LAI-XI-A (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of MALAYSIA.
MALAIXIYA (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of MALAYSIA.
MALAIZIA (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAIZIJA (Country) Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAJSIE (Country) Czech
Czech form of MALAYSIA.
MALAJZIA (Country) Albanian, Hungarian, Slovak
Albanian, Hungarian and Slovak form of MALAYSIA.
MALAJZIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of MALAYSIA.
MALAOUI (Country) Greek
Greek form of MALAWI.
MÄLAREN (Body of Water) Swedish
Derived from Old Norse mælir meaning "gravel". Mälaren is the third largest lake in SWEDEN.
MALASÍA (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of MALAYSIA.
MALASIA (Country) Spanish, Asturian
Spanish and Asturian form of MALAYSIA.
MALĀVIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of MALAWI.
MALAVIS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MALAWI.
MALAWEI (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MALAWI and MARAWI.
MALAWI (Country) English
The name of the Country in East Africa. Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands split by the Great Rift Valley and enormous Lake Malawi. The lake’s southern end falls within Lake Malawi National Park – sheltering diverse wildlife from colorful fish to baboons – and its clear waters are popular for diving and boating... [more]
MALAWÎ (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MALAWI.
MALAYSIA (Country) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Danish, English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
From the name of the Malay people combined with the Greek suffix -σία (síā). The ethnic name, in turn, is of uncertain origin. It is possibly derived from Melayu or Malayu, the name of an ancient Sumatran kingdom, which may have been derived from Tamil மலை (malai) or Malayalam മല (mala) meaning "hill, mountain" and Tamil ஊர் (ūr) meaning "village, town"... [more]
MALAYZ (Country) Mongolian
Mongolian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAYZI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAYZIE (Country) Adyghe
Adyghe form of MALAYSIA.
MALAÝZIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MALAYSIA.
MALDIBAS (Country) Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Ilocano and Tagalog form of MALDIVES.
MALDIF (Country) Arabic, Thai
Arabic and Thai form of MALDIVES. The Arabic name is usually written with the definite article: المالديف (al-Maldif).
MALDÎV (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MALDIVES.
MALDIV (Country) Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Persian
Azerbaijani, Bashkir, and Persian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVASH (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVE (Country) Italian, Maltese, Romanian
Italian, Maltese, and Romanian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVEBI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVEN (Country) Dutch, Luxembourgish
Dutch and Luxembourgish form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVERNA (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of The MALDIVES.
MALDIVES (Country) Catalan, English, French, Greek, Malay
Uncertain, possibly means "Malé islands" from Dhivehi މާލެ (māle) referring to Malé, the capital city of the Maldives, combined with Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá) meaning "island"... [more]
MALDĪVIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVLER (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVNER (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVOJ (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of MALDIVES.
MALDIVTÆ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of MALDIVES.
MALDIWLER (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MALDIVES.
MALDOVA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of MOLDOVA.
MALDYVAI (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MALDIVES.
MALEDIVE (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of MALDIVES.
MALEDIVY (Country) Czech
Czech form of MALDIVES.
MALEDIWY (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of MALDIVES.
MALEIHYA (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of MALAYSIA.
MALEISIA (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of MALAYSIA.
MALEISIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of MALAYSIA.
MALESIA (Country) Finnish, Italian, Thai
Finnish, Italian, and Thai form of MALAYSIA.
MALEZI (Country) Persian
Persian form of MALAYSIA through French MALAISIE.
MALEZIA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of MALAYSIA.
MALEZJA (Country) Polish
Polish form of MALAYSIA.
MALEZYA (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of MALAYSIA.
MALEZYJO (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of MALAYSIA.
MALI (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, 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, Tatar, 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.
MALÍ (Country) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of MALI.
MALÎ (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MALI.
MALIS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MALI.
MALLEISIA (Country) Korean
Korean form of MALAYSIA.
MALLORCA (Island) Spanish
Spanish form of MAJORCA.
MALMÖ (Settlement) Swedish
Newer form of Malmhaug meaning "gravel pile" or "ore hill". Malmö is the third largest city in Sweden.
MÂ-LÒI-SÎ-Â (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of MALAYSIA.
MALTO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of MALTA.
MANAMO (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Manama.
MANCHESTER (Settlement) English
A large city in North-West England. Manchester is an Anglicization of the town's Latin name Mancunium. This was likely derived from an earlier name in a language similar to Welsh. It may have derived from words equivalent to Welsh mamau, meaning 'mother', in reference to a local river goddess... [more]
MANGU (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of BANGKOK.
MANHOLIYA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of MONGOLIA.
MANÎLA (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MANILA.
MANILA (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Tagalog Maynila, derived from may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
MANILLE (Settlement) French
French form of MANILA.
MANILO (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of MANILA.
MANIRA (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of MANILA.
MANITOBA (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a province in CANADA, from Cree manitou-wapow or Ojibwa manidoobaa, both meaning "straits of Manitou, the Great Spirit",
MANITOULIN (Island & Region) Ojibwe (Francized), Ojibwe (Anglicized)
Island and region of ONTARIO, CANADA. From the Ojibwe word Manidoowaaling, meaning "cave of the spirit", named for an underwater cave where a powerful spirit lived... [more]
Dutch form of Manchuria.
MANTSJOERYE (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Manchuria.
MANZHEBOYI (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MAJAPAHIT.
MAOLIQIUSI (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of MAURITIUS.
MAOUI (Island) Greek
Greek form of Maui.
MAQUELÔNIA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of MACHELONIA.
MARAVI (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of MARAWI.
MARAWI (Settlement) Filipino, Maranao, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Albanian, Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu
From Maraghui or Marahui, the name of a historical Maranao fort and settlement that was seiged in 1895, which is of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in the southern Philippines that serves as the capital of the Lanao del Sur province.
MARBEIIA (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
MARĒHIA (Country) Maori
Maori form of MALAYSIA.
MARĒSHIA (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of MALAYSIA.
MARESHIA (Country) Japanese
Alternate transcription of MARĒSHIA.
MARIEFRED (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish town named after a charterhouse called Pax Mariae "Maria's peace". A combination of the name MARIA and Swedish fred "peace" (pax means "peace, harmony" in Latin).
MARIEHAMN (Settlement) Swedish, English
Mariehamn is the capital of ÅLAND, named after Russian empress MARIA Alexandrovna.
MARIESTAD (Settlement) Swedish
Means "MARIA's town". It was founded in 1583 by Charles IX of Sweden and was named after his wife Maria of the Palatinate.... [more]
MÁRITANÍA (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of MAURITANIA.
MĂRIUȚA (Settlement) Romanian
MARLBOROUGH (Other) English
Originating from the name of a market town in Wiltshire. Legend has it that the Mound is the burial site of Merlin and that the name of the town, Marlborough comes from Merlin's Barrow.... [more]
MARMARA (Body of Water) English (Modern, Rare)
Place name; the Sea of Marmara is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea in Turkey.
MAROKA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of MOROCCO.
MAROKAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MOROCCO.
MAROKKÓ (Country) Hungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of MOROCCO.
MAROKU (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of MOROCCO.
MAROOKO (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of MOROCCO.
MARRAKESZ (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of MARRAKESH.
MARSELLA (Settlement) Catalan
Marsella is the catalan version of the city of Marseilles. It is a place name.
MARSHALL ISLANDS (Country) English
The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line and an Associated state of the United States... [more]
MARYLAND (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England.
MASAZHUSAI (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of MASSACHUSETTS.
MASEDONIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of MACEDONIA.
MASKAU (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of MOSCOW.
MASOVIEN (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
MASOWIEN (Region) German
German form of Masovia.
MASSACHUSETTS (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named for the Algonquian native people who lived around the bay, from Algonquian massachusett "at the large hill," in reference to Great Blue Hill, southwest of Boston.
MASURIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
MAURETANIA (Country) Polish
Polish form of MAURITANIA.
MAURETANIEN (Country) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German, and Swedish form of MAURITANIA.
MAURETANIJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of MAURITANIA.
MAURĪCIJA (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of MAURITIUS.
MAURICIJUS (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
MAURICIUS (Country & Island) Czech
Czech form of MAURITIUS.
MAURITAANIA (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITÁNIA (Country) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITÂNIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITANIA (Country) Albanian, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
From Latin Maurītānia, itself from Maurus meaning "Moor", a historical name for the Muslims that inhabited Northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. This is the name of a country in West Africa.
MAURITÁNIE (Country) Czech
Czech form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITANIE (Country) French
French form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITANIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITĀNIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of MAURITANIA.
MAURITANIJA (Country) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of MAURITANIA.
MAURÎTIUS (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MAURITIUS.
MAURITIUS (Country) English
An island country in Africa.
MAVRETANIJA (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of MAURITANIA.
MAVRIKIOS (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of MAURITIUS.
MAVRITANIA (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek
Armenian, Georgian, and Greek form of MAURITANIA.
MAVRITANIJA (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of MAURITANIA.
MAVROVOUNIO (Country) Greek
Greek form of Montenegro. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective μαύρος (mavros) meaning "black" (compare MAURUS) combined with the Greek noun βουνό (vouno) meaning "mountain".
MAWRITANIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of MAURITANIA.
MAYKOP (Settlement) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Məeq°āpă) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (məe) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (q°āpă) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital of Adygea.
MAYNILA (Settlement) Filipino, Tagalog
Tagalog form of MANILA.
MAYO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in IRELAND. Means "plain of the yew".
MAZHARCHO (Country) Chechen
From Chechen мажарий (mazhariy) meaning "Hungarian" and the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "land of". This is the Chechen name for Hungary.
MAZHARSTAN (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of MAJARESTAN, referring to Hungary.
MAZURIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Masuria.
MEATH (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in IRELAND. Means "the middle".
MEBANE (Settlement) English (Rare)
Mebane, NC
MECCA (Settlement) English, Italian, Romanian
From Arabic مكة (makka) which is from بَكَّة (bakka), an ancient name for the region. The name is of uncertain origin and meaning; it may be from Arabic بَكَى (bakā) meaning "to cry, to mourn" or Ge'ez ምኵራብ (məkʷrab) meaning "temple, sanctuary"... [more]
MÉDAN (Settlement) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese
Balinese and Javanese form of MEDAN.
MÈDAN (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of MEDAN.
MEDAN (Settlement) Indonesian, Batak, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhāṉam) meaning "ground, field", of Malay origin. This is the name of a city in Indonesia and the capital of North Sumatra province.
MEDELHAVET (Body of Water) Swedish
Combination of Swedish medel "middle, centre, medium" and havet "the sea". This is the Swedish name of the Mediterranean Sea.
MEDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Media.
MEDIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Media.
MEDÎNE (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MEDINA.
MEDINE (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of MEDINA.
MEDITERRANEAN (Region & Body of Water) English, Ganda, Scots
From the Latin term Mediterrāneum meaning "in the middle of land", composed of Latin medius "middle", terra "land, earth" and āneus "having the nature of". The Mediterranean Sea is located between Europe, Africa and a small part of Asia... [more]
MEGHALAYA (Political Subdivision) Indian
Means "abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a state in northeastern India.
MEHIKO (Country & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of MEXICO.
MEIGUO (Country) Chinese
From Chinese 美 (Měi) meaning "America" and 國 (guó) meaning "state, country". This is the Chinese name for the United States of America.
MEIJE (Mountain) French
From Occitan meija meaning "middle, centre, half," taken from its original name l'Agulha de la Meija meaning "the needle of the Meije."... [more]
MEKAHSIKOU (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of MEXICO.
MEKIKO (Country & Settlement) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of MEXICO.
MEKKAH (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Indonesian and Sundanese form of MECCA.
MEKKE (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of MECCA.
MEKSÎK (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MEXICO (the country).
MEKSIKÆ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of MEXICO, referring only to the country.
MEKSIKË (Country) Albanian
Means MEXICO in Albanian.
MEKSÎKO (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MEXICO (the city).
MEKSYKA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MEXICO (the country).
MELANESIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of MELANESIA.
MELESHIYA (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of MALAYSIA.
MELLIEĦA (Settlement & Body of Water) Maltese
The name of a large village or small town located on the northern tip of Malta's main island, it comes from mellieħa meaning "salt pan," derived from the Semitic root m-l-h (compare melħ meaning "salt"), probably referring to the ancient Punic-Roman salt pans which existed at Mellieħa Bay, the site of which is now occupied by the Għadira Nature Reserve.
MELNKALNE (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Montenegro. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Latvian adjective melns meaning "black" combined with the Latvian noun kalns meaning "mountain".
MELROSE (Settlement) Scottish
Habitational namefor a place near Galashiels in the Scottish borders, so named from British words that were ansetors of Welsh moel 'bare', 'barren' rhos 'heath'.... [more]
MELUSIA (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Melouseia.
MENGDANA (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of MONTANA.
MENGLUOWEIYA (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of MONROVIA.
MENGMAI (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Mumbai.
MENJDEN (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of MIANDIAN.
MESENIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Messenia.
MESENIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
MESO-AMERIKA (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesoamerica.
MESOPOTAMIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesopotamia.
MESSEENIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Messenia.
MESSÉNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Messenia.
MESSÊNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Messenia.
MESSÉNIE (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Messenia.
MESSENIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Messenia.
MESSENIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Messenia.
MESSINA (Settlement) Italian
City in Sicily, which was named after the ancient Greek town of Messene.
MEUKAH (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of MECCA.
MEUSÉ (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of MISR, referring to Egypt.
MEXÍKÓ (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of MEXICO.
MEXRIB (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of MAGHRIB (the region).
MEZFIN (Other) American (Rare), Ethiopian (Rare)
Mezfin (English: Mez-fin) means Emperor: is a male name of American National multiracial origination. ... [more]
MIAMI (Settlement) English
Name of a city in FLORIDA. The name was first mentioned by Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda, a captive of Indians in southern Florida for 17 years, when he referred to what is now Lake Okeechobee as the "Lake of Mayaimi, which is called Mayaimi because it is very large"... [more]
MIANLANLAO (Island) Chinese
Chinese form of MINDANAO.
MIANMA (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of MYANMAR.
MIANMARAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MYANMAR.
MIANMARI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of MYANMAR.
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