Submitted Place Names Starting with M

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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.
Mousku (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Moscow via the French form Moscou, referring only to the city.
Moxige (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Mexico, referring only to the country.
Moxigecheng (Settlement) Chinese
From the name Moxige and Chinese 城 (chéng) meaning "city". This is the Chinese name for Mexico City.
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.
Mroni (Settlement) Comorian
Ngazidja Comorian form of Moroni.
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.
Muāng-ciŭ (Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Manzhou.
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.
Mui Gog (Country) Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew romanization of Meiguo.
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.
Munbai (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Mumbai.
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]
Mun Zau (Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Manzhou.
Muqdisho (Settlement) Eastern African, Somali, Estonian
Somali and Estonian form of Mogadishu.
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.
Muritaniya (Country) Arabic, Hausa
Arabic and Hausa form of Mauritania.
Murmansk (Settlement) Russian
Murmansk is a port city in north Russia. Founded in 1916 , being the last settlement founded is the Russian empire.... [more]
Muruni (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Moroni.
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.
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Indonesian, Khmer, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Muscat used in multiple languages.
Muskoka (Political Subdivision) Ojibwe (?)
Musku (Settlement & River) Khmer
Khmer form of Moscow via the French form Moscou.
Musku (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Moscow, referring only to the city.
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.
Myeik (Settlement) Burmese
Derived from Shan မႃႉ (ma) meaning "horse" and an uncertain word possibly meaning "pillar" or "tail". This is the name of a city in Myanmar.
Myequape (Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of Maykop.
Myingyan (Settlement) Burmese
From Burmese မြင်း (myin) meaning "horse" and ခြံ (gyan) meaning "farm". This is the name of a city in Myanmar.
Myitkyina (Settlement) Burmese
Means "near the big river" from Burmese မြစ် (myit) meaning "river", ကြီး (kyi) meaning "big, large, great" and နား (na) meaning "near", referencing the city's location on the west bank of the Ayeyarwady River... [more]
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.
Mỹ Tho (Settlement & River) Vietnamese
Most likely means "land of white girls", derived from Khmer ស្រុក (srok) meaning "land, inhabited area" (this element was dropped at some point), មេ (me) meaning "girl" and ស (sa) meaning "white"... [more]