Submitted Place Names Starting with M

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Mandchourie (Region) French
French form of Manchuria.
Mandiu (Country) Lao
Lao form of Maldives.
Man-đi-vơ (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Maldives.
Mandschurei (Region) German
German form of Manchuria.
Mandsjuria (Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Manchuria.
Mandzhuriya (Region) Bulgarian, Kazakh
Bulgarian and Kazakh form of Manchuria.
Mandžiūrija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Manchuria.
Mandzsúria (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Manchuria.
Mandżuria (Region) Polish
Polish form of Manchuria.
Mandžūrija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Manchuria.
Mandžurija (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Manchuria.
Mandžusko (Region) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Manchuria.
Mandžuuria (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Manchuria.
Mangkasara' (Settlement) Makassar
Makassar form of Makassar.
Mangoliya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Urdu
Form of Mongolia used in numerous languages.
Mangu (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Bangkok.
Manhattan (Island) English (American)
It is named after the Algonquin tribe from whom the Dutch settlers claimed to have bought the island in 1626.
Manholiya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Mongolia.
Maniitsoq (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "place of rugged terrain" in Greenlandic. Maniitsoq is a city and ice cap in Greenland.
Manil (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Manila via the French form Manille.
Ma-ni-la (Settlement) Tibetan
Tibetan form of Manila.
Maníla (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Manila.
Manîla (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Manila.
Manila (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, English, Spanish
From Tagalog Maynila, which is derived from the term may-nila meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nila) referring to the indigo plant as well as indigo dye... [more]
Manille (Settlement) French
French form of Manila.
Manilo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Manila.
Maninjau (Body of Water) Minangkabau, Indonesian
Means "observation, overlook" in Minangkabau, from the word tinjau meaning "to observe, to watch". This is the name of a lake in Indonesia.
Manipur (Political Subdivision) Indian
“Manipur” combines Sanskrit words “Mani” meaning “jewel” and “pure” meaning “land, place, abode”.
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 (Gallicized), 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]
Maniwaki (Settlement) Algonquin (Gallicized)
Town in Quebec. Algonquin for "Mary's Land", for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate who lived there.
Manju (Region) Korean
Korean form of Manzhou, referring to Manchuria.
Manjuria (Region) Armenian, Georgian
Armenian and Georgian form of Manchuria.
Manjuriya (Region) Uzbek, Kyrgyz
Uzbek form of Manchuria as well as an alternate transcription of Kyrgyz Манжурия (see Manzhuriya).
Man Loi (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Brunei.
Manoma (Settlement) Tajik
Tajik form of Manama.
Manour (Settlement) English (British)
The town was granted its name by a group of British explorers who stumbled upon the area during their quest for hidden treasures. As they journeyed through the lush countryside, they came upon a serene valley adorned with majestic manor houses, each more grandiose than the last.
Mansfield (Settlement) English (American)
The name of a city in Ohio.
Manshū (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Manzhou, referring to Manchuria.
Manshuriya (Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Manchuria.
Mansjúría (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Manchuria.
Man-ta (Country & Island) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Malta.
Manta (Country & Island) Lao
Lao form of Malta.
Mantigo Bie (Settlement) Jamaican Patois
Jamaican Patois form of Montego Bay.
Mantsjoerije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Manchuria.
Mantsjoerye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Manchuria.
Mantšuria (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Manchuria.
Mantxuria (Region) Basque
Basque form of Manchuria.
Mantzouria (Region) Greek
Greek form of Manchuria.
Manxúria (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Manchuria.
Manzheboyi (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Majapahit.
Manzhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 满 (mǎn) referring to the Manchu people and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent, island"... [more]
Manzhuriya (Region) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Manchuria.
Manzhuur (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Manchuria.
Maodanmian (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Mawlamyine.
Maoliqiusi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Mauritius.
Maorisy (Country & Island) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mauritius.
Maoritania (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mauritania.
Maoui (Island) Greek
Greek form of Maui.
Maouritania (Country) Breton
Breton form of Mauritania
Mapleton (Settlement) English
The name Mapleton is derived from the old English words of maple and tūn. The word maple plainly refers to the deciduous species of tree native to the area, with tūn being a descriptive term for an enclosure, a farmstead, a village or an estate.
Maputo (Settlement & River) English, Danish, Esperanto, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
The city may have been named after Maputsu I of the Tembe clan, a subgroup of the Tsonga people found in Mozambique and South Africa, or after the Maputo River.... [more]
Maqdishu (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Mogadishu.
Maqduniyeh (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of Macedonia.
Maqidun (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Macedonia.
Maquelônia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Machelonia.
Maracó (Country) Irish
Irish form of Morocco.
Mərakeş (Country & Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Arabic مراكش (see Marrakesh), used to refer to both the city and the entire country of Morocco.
Marakesh (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Marrakush, used as the Uyghur name of Morocco.
Marakish (Country) Urdu
Urdu form of Arabic مرّاكش (see Marrakesh).
Marakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Japanese
Japanese form of Malacca.
Marako (Country) Maori
Maori form of Morocco.
Maranhão (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin: it may come from Tupi mar'anhan ("running sea"), a name for the Amazon River. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Mārata (Country & Island) Maori
Maori form of Malta.
Maratīwi (Country) Maori
Maori form of Maldives.
Maravi (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of Marawi.
Marāwi (Country) Maori
Maori form of Malawi.
Marawi (Settlement) Filipino, Maranao, Tagalog
From Maraghui or Marahui, the name of a Maranao fort that was seiged in 1895. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippine province of Lanao del Sur.
Marawi (Settlement) Filipino, Maranao, Tagalog
From the name of the 19th century Fort Maraghui, itself from Maranao rawi' meaning "bend, part, recline", referring to the Agus River. This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Marbeiia (Island) Mexican
old abandond island
Mare (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Malé.
Marēhia (Country) Maori
Maori form of Malaysia.
Marekani (Country) Swahili
Derived from English American, used as the Swahili name for the United States.
Marēshia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Malaysia.
Mareshia (Country) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Marēshia.
Māri (Country) Maori
Maori form of Mali.
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]
Marinduque (Island & Political Subdivision) Filipino, Tagalog, English
From a Spanish corruption of Tagalog malindig meaning "elegant, tall", also referring to a volcano on the island. This is the name of an island province of the Philippines.
Marit (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Myeik.
Máritanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mauritania.
Maríuhöfn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mariehamn.
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.
Marne (River) French
From Latin Dea Mātrōna, meaning literally “divine mother goddess”, the name of a mother goddess associated with the river who was worshipped by the Gauls.... [more]
Maroccu (Country) Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Morocco
Marok (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Morocco.
Marok (Country) Khmer, Walloon
Khmer (via French Maroc) and Walloon form of Morocco.
Marôka (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Morocco.
Maroka (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Morocco.
Marokas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Morocco.
Marokash (Country) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Marrakush, used as the Tajik and Uzbek name for Morocco.
Marokk (Country) Maltese
Maltese 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.
Marròc (Country) Occitan
Occitan form of Morocco.
Marroc (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Morocco.
Marrowbone (Other) English
Marrowbone is a census-designated place in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 217. The Marrowbone Historic District, which includes three properties, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marseggia (Settlement) Ligurian
Ligurian form of Marseille.
Marseglia (Settlement) Corsican, Neapolitan
Corsican and Neapolitan form of Marseille.
Marseilla (Settlement) Basque
Basque form of Marseille.
Marseille (Settlement) French, English
From the name of the ancient Greek colony and city of Μασσαλία (Massalia), of uncertain meaning. It may have been derived from Ligurian mas meaning "spring" or from Greek meaning "(city) on the far end of the sea", derived from μάσσων (masson) meaning "further" and ἅλς (hals) meaning "sea"... [more]
Marseilles (Settlement) English
Variant of Marseille.
Marsej (Settlement) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Marseille.
Marsèja (Settlement) Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Marseille.
Marseja (Settlement) Albanian, Lombard, Venetian
Albanian, Lombard and Venetian form of Marseille.
Marsel (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Marseille used in numerous languages.
Marseļa (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Marseille.
Marselha (Settlement) Occitan, Breton, Portuguese
Occitan, Breton and Portuguese form of Marseille.
Marselis (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Marseille.
Marsella (Settlement) Catalan
Marsella is the catalan version of the city of Marseilles. It is a place name.
Marsella (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Spanish, Tagalog
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Spanish and Tagalog form of Marseille.
Marsey (Settlement) Hebrew, Persian
Hebrew and Persian form of Marseille.
Marseya (Settlement) Judeo-Spanish
Ladino form of Marseille.
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]
Marsiella (Settlement) Aragonese
Aragonese form of Marseille.
Marsiglia (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Marseille.
Marsilia (Settlement) Romanian
Romanian form of Marseille.
Marsiliya (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Marseille.
Marsìllia (Settlement) Sardinian
Sardinian form of Marseille.
Marsilya (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Marseille.
Marsylia (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Marseille.
Martinsville (Settlement) English
A city in Virginia.
Maruseiyu (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Marseille.
Maruta (Country & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of Malta.
Mary Geoise (Political Subdivision) French, English, Japanese, Popular Culture
A fictional city-state from Eiichiro Oda’s “One Piece.”... [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.
Masai (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Marseille.
Masar (Country) Hausa, Somali
Hausa and Somali form of Misr.
Masazhusai (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Massachusetts.
Mascara (Settlement) Arabic
The word mascara is the francisation of the Arabic word معسكر (mouaskar), meaning “camp”. Due to French colonization at that time, the city's name has adopted the French version as an official name.... [more]
Mascate (Settlement) French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Muscat.
Masedonië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macedonia.
Masedóonya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Macedonia
Masèy (Settlement) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Marseille.
Mashhad (Settlement) Persian, Tajik, Arabic
Derived from Arabic مشهد (mashhad) meaning "place of martyrdom", named for the shrine of imam Ali al-Rida in Twelver Shia tradition. This is the name of a city in Iran.
Mashhad (Settlement) Persian
Derived from Arabic مشهد (mashhad) meaning "place of martyrdom", so named for the shrine of imam Ali al-Rida in Twelver Shia tradition. This is the name of a city in Iran.
Masidonia (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Macedonia.
Masikate (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Muscat.
Maskata (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Muscat.
Maskatas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Muscat.
Maskati (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Muscat.
Maskau (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Moscow.
Maskav (Settlement & River) Tajik
Tajik form of Moscow.
Masovien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
Masowien (Region) German
German form of Masovia.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian, Urdu
Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian and Urdu form of Muscat.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Persian, Tajik, Urdu
Arabic form of Muscat as well as the form used in various other languages.
Masqat (Settlement) Arabic, Finnish, Hindi, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Urdu
Arabic form of Muscat as well as the form used in various other languages.
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.
Massalia (Settlement) Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of Marseille, also the name of an ancient colony and city located in what is now southern France.
Masseydoan (Country) Manx
Manx form of Macedonia
Masukatto (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Muscat.
Masurië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
Maszkat (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Muscat.
Mataram (Settlement & Country) Indonesian, Javanese
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Sanskrit मातरम् (mataram) meaning "mother" or "motherland". Other theories include माता (mata) meaning "mother" or मत्त (mata) meaning "joy, excitement, passion" combined with आराम (arama) meaning "pleasure, delight".... [more]
Mato Grosso (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Literally "thick bush" in Portuguese. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Mato Grosso Do Sul (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
Literally "South Mato Grosso" in Portuguese; mato grosso means "thick bush". This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Matsuda (Mountain) Japanese
This the name of a mountain in the Ishikari Mountain range in Hokkaido, Japan. Matsuda is also a surname meaning "mountain rice paddy."
Matsue (Settlement) Japanese
The kanji that make up the name are 松 (matsu), meaning "pine tree", and 江 (e), meaning "creek, inlet, bay"... [more]
Matsuyama (Settlement) Japanese
Means "pine mountain" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 松 (matsu), meaning "pine tree", and 山 (yama), meaning "mountain"... [more]
Maui (Island) Hawaiian, English
Likely from the name of the Hawaiian trickster god Māui. This is the name of an island in the U.S. state of Hawaii.
Maun (Political Subdivision) Shan
Shan form of Mon.
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.
Mauribu (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Maghrib, used for Morocco.
Maurice (Country & Island) French
French form of Mauritius.
Maurici (Country & Island) Catalan
Catalan form of Mauritius.
Maurícia (Country & Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mauritius.
Maurīcija (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Mauritius.
Mauricijus (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of Mauritius.
Mauricio (Country & Island) Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Mauritius.
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.
Mauritània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Mauritania
Mauritânia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mauritania.
Mauritānia (Country) Maori
Maori form of Mauritania.
Mauritania (Country) Albanian, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Filipino, 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.
Mauritius (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dutch Mauritius, which was derived from the given name Maurits, bestowed in honour of Dutch prince Maurice of Nassau (1567-1625)... [more]
Maurizio (Country & Island) Italian
Italian form of Mauritius.
Mavretanija (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Mauritania.
Mavriki (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Georgian
Azerbaijani and Georgian form of Mauritius.
Mavrikios (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Mauritius.
Mavrikios (Country & Island) Armenian, Greek
Armenian and Greek form of Mauritius.
Mavrikiy (Country & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek 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".
Mawladaik (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Maldives.
Mawlamyaing (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Mawlamyine.
Mawlamyine (Settlement) English
From Burmese မော်လမြိုင် (mawlamyaing) derived from Mon မတ်မလီု (motmalam) meaning "damaged eye", ultimately from မတ် (mot) meaning "eye" and လီု (lam) meaning "spoiled, damaged, ruined"... [more]
Mawlata (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Malta.
Mawldoba (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Moldova.
Mawrikiý (Country & Island) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mauritius.
Mawritaniýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mauritania.
Mawritanja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mauritania.
Mawriteniya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Mauritania.
Mawritsha (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Mauritius.
Mawrizju (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mauritius.
Mawroko (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Morocco.
Mawsako (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Moscow.
Mayantuyacu (Region, Body of Water, River & Other) Indigenous American, South American, New World Mythology
Means ‘the water and the air’ in Asháninka.
Mayfair (Other) English
Mayfair was named after the May Fair, an annual event. It took place in the area, on the site that now plays host to today's popular Shepherd Market. It comes from Old English mæg, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘have power’; related to Dutch mogen and German mögen and Old English fæger ‘pleasing, attractive’, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German fagar.
Maykop (Settlement) Russian
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Myeqwapa) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (mye) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (qwapa) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic 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".
Mayombe (Political Subdivision & Region) French, English
French and English variant of Mayumbe.
Mayumbe (Region, Other, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Mountain) Kongo, Central African, Yombe
Means ‘mysteries of the spirits’ in Kongo. Maiombe and Mayombe are its variants.
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.
Mcalester (Settlement) Irish
A city in Oklahoma, USA.
Mckinley (Mountain) English
This is the largest mountain in North America.
Mealesai (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Malaysia.
Meath (Political Subdivision) Irish
Mebane (Settlement) English (Rare)
Mebane, NC
Meca (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Mecca.
Mecca (Settlement) English, Italian, Romanian
From Arabic مكة (Makka) which is from بكة (bakka), an ancient name for the region. The name is of uncertain origin and meaning; it may be from Arabic بكى (baka) meaning "to cry, to mourn" or Ge'ez ምኵራብ (məkʷrab) meaning "temple, sanctuary"... [more]
Mec'hiko (Country & Settlement) Breton
Breton form of Mexico.
Mecsike (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Mexico.
Médan (Settlement) Balinese, Javanese
Balinese and Javanese form of Medan.
Mèdan (Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Medan.
Medan (Settlement) Indonesian
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhanam) meaning "ground, field". This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of North Sumatra.
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.
Medicine Hat (Settlement) English (Canadian)
A city in Alberta, Canada. The name is from the Siksiká 'saamis', the word for the eagle tail feather headdress worn by medicine men.
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.
Medija (Settlement) Slovene
Medīna (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Medina.
Medîne (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Medina.
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of Medina.
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen and Uyghur form of Medina.
Mediolan (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Milan.
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]
Meejiko (Country) Indigenous American, Mayan
Yucatec Maya form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meghalaya (Political Subdivision) Indian
Means "abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a state in northeastern India.
Meg-si-ko (Country & Settlement) Tibetan
Tibetan form of Mexico.
Meguro (Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 目 (me) meaning "eye, look, appearance" and 黒 (kuro) meaning "black", so named for a black-eyed statue that was placed on the outskirts of Edo for protection... [more]
Mehaunghsaung (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Mae Hong Son.
Mê-hi-cô (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Mexico via the Spanish form México. This spelling is only used for the country.
Méhiko (Country & Settlement) Guarani
Guarani form of Mexico.
Mehiko (Country & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of Mexico.
Mehkaung (River) Burmese
Burmese form of Mekong.
Meigong He (River) Chinese
Chinese form of Mekong and 河 () meaning "river, stream".
Mei Gwok (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Meiguo.
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]
Meijgoz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Meiguo.
Meikong (River) Khmer
From Khmer មេ (me) meaning "mother" and គង្គ (kuangkea) meaning "river", used for the Mekong.
Meirceá (Country & Region) Irish
Irish form of America.
Méjico (Country) Spanish
Variant spelling of México used in Spain.
Mekah (Settlement) Javanese, Sundanese, Malay
Javanese, Sundanese and Malay form of Mecca.
Mekchiko (Country & Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Mexico.
Meke (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Kurdish
Kyrgyz and Kurdish form of Mecca.
Mekge (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mecca.
Mekiko (Country & Settlement) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Mexico.
Mekishiko (Country & Settlement) Japanese
Japanese 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.
Meknès (Settlement) French
French form of Meknes.
Meknes (Settlement) English
From French Meknès, itself from Arabic مكناس⁩ (Maknas) ultimately derived from Miknasa (Imeknasen), the name of a Berber tribe. This is the name of a city in Morocco.
Mekon (River) Japanese
Japanese form of Mekong.
Mékong (River) French
French form of Mekong.
Mê Kông (River) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Mekong.
Mekong (River) English
From Thai แม่โขง (Mae Khong), a contraction of แม่น้ำโขง (Mae Nam Khong) from แม่น้ำ (mae nam) meaning "river" (literally "mother of waters") and โขง (khong) derived from Proto-Austroasiatic ruŋ meaning "river"... [more]
Me-koq (Country) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Meiguo.
Meksîk (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mexico (the country).
Mëksika (Country & Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Mexico.
Meksikæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Meksikas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Mexico City. The country is referred to as Meksika.