Submitted Place Names Starting with M

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Mompracem (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Literature, Popular Culture
Mompracem is the historical name of Kuraman, which is currently known primarily as the alter ego name of Keraman in the Sandokan series.
Mónaco (Country & Settlement) Galician, Portuguese (European), Spanish
Galician, European Portuguese and Spanish form of Monaco
Mònaco (Country & Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Monaco
Mônaco (Country) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Monaco
Monaco (Country) English, French
This is the name of a sovereign city-state and microstate bordering France on three sides and the Mediterranean Sea on one side.... [more]
Mónacu (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Monaco.
Mònacu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Monaco
Monage (Country & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Monaco.
Monaghan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Means "land of little hills", "bushy field", or "hilly field".
Monakas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Monaco.
Mónakó (Country & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Monaco.
Mònakò (Country & Settlement) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Monaco
Mônakô (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Monaco.
Monakô (Country & Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Monaco.
Moncton (Settlement) English
City in New Brunswick, named after military leader Lt. Col. Robert Monckton
Mondolkiri (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Alternate transcription of Khmer មណ្ឌលគិរី (see Mondulkiri).
Mondulkiri (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “center of mountains” in Khmer.
Mondulkiri (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means "center of mountains" from Khmer មណ្ឌល (mondol) meaning "center, circle" and គិរី (kiri) meaning "mountain, hill". This is the name of a province of Cambodia.
Mông Cổ (Country) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 蒙古 (Mông Cổ) meaning "Mongolia". This is the Vietnamese name for Mongolia.
Mongghuliye (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Mongolia.
Monggol (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Korean
Korean form of Mongolia.
Mongholeti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Mongolia.
Mongholia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Mongolia.
Mongkoli (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Lao
Lao form of Mongolia.
Mongkolia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Thai
Thai form of Mongolia.
Mongóil (Country) Irish
Irish form of Mongolia
Mongoil (Country) Manx
Manx form of Mongolia
Mongoleye (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Mongolia.
Mongoli (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chechen, Chuvash
Chechen and Chuvash form of Mongolia.
Mongólía (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mongolia.
Mongòlia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Mongolia.
Mongolio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Mongolia.
Mongoliýa (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mongolia.
Mongoliyawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Mongolia.
Mongolja (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Maltese
Maltese form of Mongolia.
Mongolsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Mongolia.
Mongol Uls (Country) Mongolian
From Mongolian монгол (mongol), the name of the Mongolian people, and улс (uls) meaning "country, nation". This is the Mongolian name for Mongolia.
Mongoolia (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Mongolia
Mongōria (Country) Maori
Maori form of Mongolia.
Mongoru (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Mongolia.
Monoikos (Settlement) Greek
This is the name of a 6th century BC Phocaean Greek colony, near what is now Monaco.... [more]
Monokolia (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Mongolia.
Monqolustan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Monrobia (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Monrovia.
Monroe (Settlement) English
This is a common city name in the United States. There is a Monroe located in Louisiana.
Monrovia (Settlement) English
The capital city of Liberia, named after American president James Monroe (1758-1831).
Montainéagró (Country) Irish
Irish form of Montenegro
Montauk (Political Subdivision) American (South)
A place in America.
Montenegeuro (Country) Korean
Korean form of Montenegro.
Monténégro (Country) French
French form of Montenegro
Monténègrô (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Montenegro.
Montenegro (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "black mountain" in Venetian, originally a calque of the Montenegrin name Црна Гора (Crna Gora) referring to Mount Lovćen... [more]
Montenegró (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Montenegro.
Montenegru (Country) Asturian, Sicilian
Asturian and Sicilian form of Montenegro.
Montenekro (Country) Thai
Thai form of Montenegro.
Monteneqro (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Montenegro.
Monterey (Settlement) English
Monthaena (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Montana.
Montinigro (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Montenegro.
Montreal (Settlement) English
Name of a city in Canada, from French le mont Royal "mont royal". Jacques Cartier named it after the nearby mountain, but it is uncertain how royal became real... [more]
Mool (Country) Khakas, Altai, Tuvan
Khakas, Altai and Tuvan form of Mongolia
Moowitéínya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Mauritania
Moravië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Moravia.
Morawië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Moravia.
Mordovia (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Мордовия (Mordoviya) derived from the name of the Mordvin (or Mordva) people. The name is thought to be derived from the Iranian root mard meaning "man". This is the name of a republic of Russia.
Mordovië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Mordovia.
Mordoviya (Political Subdivision) Mordvin, Russian
Mordvin and Russian form of Mordovia.
Mordowië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Mordovia.
Mordveti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Mordovia.
Morichias (Country) Thai
Thai form of Mauritius.
Morioka (Settlement) Japanese
Means "prosperous hill" in Japanese. The kanji that make up the name are 盛 (mori), meaning "prosper", and 岡 (oka), meaning "hill". This is the name of the capital city of Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
Moris (Country & Island) Mauritian Creole, Breton
Mauritian Creole and Breton form of Mauritius.
Morishas (Country & Island) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Mauritius.
Mōrishasu (Country & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of Mauritius.
Morisyeoseu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Mauritius.
Moritani (Country) Korean, Persian
Korean and Persian form of Mauritania.
Moritanreye (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Mauritania.
Morîtanya (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mauritania.
Moritanya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Mauritania
Moritenia (Country) Thai
Thai form of Mauritania.
Moriteniyawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Mauritania.
Moroco (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Morocco
Morokko (Country) Bengali, Japanese, Malayalam, Thai
Bengali, Japanese, Malayalam and Thai form of Morocco.
Morokkowa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Morocco.
Moroko (Country) Korean, Swahili, Tigrinya
Korean, Swahili and Tigrinya form of Morocco.
Mörön (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "river" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Morotawa (Country) Maori
Maori form of Moldova.
Morudibu (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Maldives.
Morvah (Settlement) Cornish
From Cornish Morvedh, derived from mor "sea" and bedh "grave". This is the name of a small Cornish village.
Mosambic (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Mozambique
Mosambiek (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Mozambique.
Mósambík (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mozambique.
Mosangbike (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Mozambique.
Mosca (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Moscow.
Moscha (Settlement) Greek
New Latin and Greek form of Moscow.
Moscou (Settlement) Catalan, French, Portuguese
Catalan, French and Portuguese form of Moscow
Moscow (Settlement) English
From the name of the Moskva River, which is of uncertain origin. It may be from the Proto-Indo-European root meu meaning "wet" or mesg meaning "to dip, to sink" or from the Finno-Ugric name Mustajoki meaning "black river"... [more]
Mos Eisley (Settlement) Popular Culture
Mos Eisley is a fictional town and large spaceport located on the planet Tatooine in the 'Star Wars' universe. The name is unexplained.
Moskoa (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of Moscow.
Moskokh (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of Moscow.
Moskou (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Moscow.
Moskva (Settlement & River) Russian, English
Russian form of Moscow. In Russian this name refers to both the city and the river, while it only refers to the river in English.
Mosquito (Region & Settlement) Indigenous American, Central American, Spanish (Latin American)
The Hispanicised name of the Miskito coast.
Mosul (Settlement) Arabic
"the Joined," in reference to a bridge & ford over the Tigris
Motzfeld (Settlement) German
Mou Hon (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Wuhan.
Mounakou (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Monaco.
Mount Everest (Mountain) English
This is a 8848 meter tall mountain on the border of Nepal and China, it’s the highest mountain on Earth above sea level. The mountain was named after the British surveyor Sir George Everest, when the surveyor general of India Andrew Waugh couldn’t find a commonly used local name for the mountain.
Mount Kilimanjaro (Mountain) African
The name of a mountain in Africa. From the Swahili word Kilima meaning “mountain”, and from the Kichagga word Njaro meaning “whiteness”.
Mount Scenery (Mountain) English
This is a volcano located on the Caribbean island of Saba, with 887 meters it’s the highest point of the kingdom of the Netherlands... [more]
Mourne (Mountain) Irish
Both the name of a mountain range and a river in Northern Ireland, meaning "misty fists" from Irish múig "smoke, gloom" and dorn "fist".
Mouskat (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Muscat.
Mozambicu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Mozambique
Możambik (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Mozambique.
Mozambîk (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Mozambique.
Môzambika (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Mozambique.
Mozambika (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Mozambique.
Mozambikas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Mozambique.
Mozambiku (Country & Island) Albanian
Albanian form of Mozambique.
Mozamviki (Country) Greek
Greek form of Mozambique.
Mozanbit (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Mozambique.
Mqinvartsveri (Mountain) Georgian
Means "glacier peak" or "freezing cold peak" from Georgian მყინვარი (mq̇invari) meaning "glacier" and წვერი (c̣veri) meaning "tip, point, vertex, top". This is the Georgian name for Mount Kazbek.
Mřič (Settlement) Berber
Tarifit form of Melilla.
Msyr (Country) Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Misr, used as the Abkhaz name for Egypt.
Mtsho Sngon (Body of Water & Political Subdivision) Tibetan
From Tibetan མཚོ (mtsho) meaning "lake, ocean" and སྔོན (sngon) meaning "blue". This is the Tibetan name for Qinghai Lake as well as the Chinese province of Qinghai.
Muara (Settlement) Malay
Means "river mouth, estuary" in Malay. This is the name of a town in Brunei.
Mughuliston (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Tajik
Tajik form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Muineachán (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Monaghan.
Mukdahan (Political Subdivision) Thai
Derived from Sanskrit मुक्ताहार (muktahara) meaning "garland of pearls", from मुक्ता (mukta) meaning "pearl" and हार (hara) meaning "garland, necklace"... [more]
Mukden (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Other) Manchu
Mullingar (Settlement) Irish
From Irish An Muileann gCearr, meaning "the left-hand mill", describing a mill noted in the legend of St. Colmán mac Luacháin, the patron saint of Lynn, Westmeath.... [more]
Mumbai (Settlement) Indian, Marathi, English
From Marathi मुंबा (mumba) referring to Mumba, a local incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess Devi, combined with आई (ai) meaning "mother"... [more]
Mumpai (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Mumbai.
Můnako (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Monaco.
Munaku (Country & Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Monaco.
München (Settlement) German, Danish, Dutch, Faroese, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Swedish
Means "by the monks", ultimately derived from Old High German munih or Middle High German mün(e)ch. München is the third largest city in Germany.
Mung Gu (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Mongolia.
Mùng-kú (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Mongolia.
Můngolijo (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Mongolia.
Mungoliya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Mongolia.
Mungzguj (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Mongolia.
Munich (Settlement) English, French
English and French form of München.
Muntenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Muntenia.
Muntinigaro (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Montenegro.
Muntinlupa (Settlement) Filipino
The City of Muntinlupa was founded in 1601. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 39.75 km2 and has 504,509 people living in it as of the 2015 census.... [more]
Murano (Island) Italian
A series of islands in the Venetian lagoon in Northern Italy, famous for its glassmaking. The toponym is derived from Latin name Amurius or Mur(r)ius.
Muris (Country) Persian
Persian form of Mauritius.
Murishyus (Country & Island) Arabic
Arabic form of Mauritius.
Murmansk (Settlement) Russian
Murmansk is a port city in north Russia. Founded in 1916 , being the last settlement founded is the Russian empire.... [more]
Muscat (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Romanian, Tagalog
From Arabic مسقط (Masqat) of disputed meaning, perhaps of Arabic or Old Persian origin. This is the name of the capital city of Oman.
Museukateu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Muscat.
Múskat (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Muscat.
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Hebrew, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, Uyghur
Form of Muscat used in various languages.
Muskoka (Political Subdivision) Ojibwe (?)
Müsür (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Misr.
Mutina (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Modena, from Etruscan Mutna, of uncertain meaning.
Mutsu (Settlement) Japanese
A city in Aomori Prefecture.
Mýanma (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Myanmar.
Myanmā (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Myanmar.
Myanmara (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Myanmar.
Myequape (Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of Maykop.
Mykle (Body of Water) Norwegian
Mykle is a lake in the municipality of Kongsberg in Viken county, Norway.
Mỹ Phương (Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 美 (mỹ) meaning "beautiful," and 芳 (phương) meaning "fragrant" or "virtuous." It is the name of a village and commune in northeast Vietnam.
Mysië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mysia.
Mysra (Country) Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Misr.
Mysyr (Country) Bashkir, Circassian, Kazakh, Ossetian
Form of Misr used in several languages.